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1

4 different kinds of shock? (CHOD)

cardiogenic, hypovolaemic, obstructive, distributive

2

what type of shock does a tension pneumothorax cause?

obstructive - causing decreased venous return

3

examples of distributive shock?

neurogenic, vasoactive

4

examples of obstructive shock?

cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, PE, severe aortic stenosis

5

Cardiac Output (CO) definition?

volume of blood pumped by each ventricle of the heart per minute

6

Stroke Volume

volume of blood pumped by each ventricle of the heart per heart beat

7

what causes vasoactive shock?

release of vasoactive mediators

8

treatment for tension pneumothorax?

large bore canula in 2nd intercostal space mid clavicular line

9

Compensatory mechanisms can maintain blood pressure until what percentage of total blood volume lost?

30%

10

when do you get a decrease in mean arterial blood pressure?

when you lose more than 30% of total blood volume

11

name of the auto regulation of cerebral blood flow with increasing MAP?

myogenic response