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1

Define shock

inadequate tissue perfusion

2

what are the 3 main categories of shock

hypovol, cardiogenic (heart/pump failure), vasodilation

3

What can cause vasodilation problems?

anaphylaxis, neurogenic, sepsis

4

What is the definition of hypotension

SBP <90 or 20 below norm

5

what are the pitfalls of the definition of hypotension

may not know patients normal bp, young and previously fit, elderly, drugs

6

What happens in hypovol shock

inadequate vol, low co, svr and tachycardia as comp

7

what appears clinically in hypovol shock

cold, clammy, tachy, inc crt, empty veins

8

What happens in hf shock

fall in co, inc svr and tachy as comp

9

what appears clinically in hf shock

cold, clammy, tachy, inc crt, raised jvp

10

What appears clinically in vasodilation shock

warm, dry, tachy, low crt, bounding pulse