Card Set Information
different types shock
Types of shock and their causes
What are the three arms in the Triad of death?
Decreased mycardial performance
What is the most important vital sign to look at in shock patients
BP!!! If BP is normal they are in Compensated shock if it is below normal they are in decompensated shock.
What is decompensated shock
When heart and lung can no longer function
What are they 3 different categories of shock
cellular hypoxia, which causes:
Free radical production
Cardiogenic Shock: What causes it?
Usually result of severe ventricular
dysfunction associated with MI
Cardiogenic shock features
Elevated left ventricular end-diastolic pressure
S3 heart sounds
What is SvO2
Mixed venous Oxygen saturation
What are some of the treatments or therapies for Cardiogenic shock
Inotropic preload and afterload reducing agents
intraaortic balloon counterpulsation
ventricular assist devices
What are some common causes of obstructive shock?