NY Shock for EMT

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StoneyFF
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NY Shock for EMT
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2011-04-21 01:41:54
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EMT Shock NY
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EMT Shock Descriptions and categorization
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  1. Causes of Shock
    Pump Failure (Heart) = CardiogenicFluid Loss + HypovolemicVessel Dilation - Distributive
  2. 3 Classes of Shock (Hypoperfusion)
    • Cardiogenic
    • Hypovolemic
    • Distributive
  3. Cardiogenic
    Heart Related - Be prepared for Cardiac Arrest
  4. Hypovolemic - Hemorrhagic
    • Blood Loss from Trauma or Disease
    • Can be internal or External Bleeding
  5. Hypovolemic - Metabolic
    • Loss of Fluids Other Than Blood
    • Dehydrations, Vomiting, Diarrhea,
  6. Distributive - Psychogenic Shock
    Temporary Generalized Vascular Dilation - Common Fainting
  7. Distributive - Neurogenic Shock
    Severing of the Spinal Cord
  8. Distributive - Septic Shock
    Severe Bacterial Infection, Pulmonary Edema
  9. Distributive - Anaphylactic Shock
    Severe Allergic Reaction
  10. Progression of Shock
    • Compensated Shock - Strng Regular Pulse
    • Decompensated Shock - Weak Regular Pulse
    • Irreversible Shock - Death
  11. MAST Trousers
    • Only if Systlic PB is under 90
    • AND
    • Pt Exhibits Signs and Symptoms of Shock
    • AND
    • Pt has Unstable Pelvic Injury

    • OR
    • Systolic BP is under 50, Associated with Major Trauma

    • DO NOT USE IF
    • Pulmonar Emema
    • Penetrating Chest Injury
    • Unilateral Decreased Chest Sounds
    • Cardiac Related Problem
    • Pt Under 8 Years of Age

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