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  1. What is shock?
    Inadequate perfusion of tissues
  2. What are the 4 causes of shock?
    • - pump problem (heart)
    • - fluid volume issue
    • - air exchange issue
    • - Vascular system issue
  3. What are the 2 types of shock?
    • Compinsated - Body is trying to fix itself
    • Decompinsated - Body gives up
  4. Signs and symptoms of Compinsated shock?
    • - thirst
    • - diaphoresis (sweaty)
    • - Breathing fast
    • - fast pulse
    • - periferal pulses weakened
  5. Signs and symptoms of decompinsated shock?
    • - Altered mental status
    • - Acidosis (less O2in body makes it acidic)
    • - Leads to cardiac arrest
  6. What can we do for people with shock?
    • - take care of bleeding
    • - give O2
    • - Shock position
    • - Rapid transport
    • - Cardiac monitor
    • - Ongoing exam every 5 minutes

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2011-10-09 17:34:25
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