Basic definition of shock
Patients who are in cardiogenic shock should not recieve
Regulation of blood flow is determined by
Which of the following in NOT a basic cause of shock
The Golden Period to the first 60 minutes after
____shock is a sudden reaction of the nervous system that produces temporary vascular dilation and fainting
Inadequate circulation of blood throughout the body is called
What are the three components of the "perfusion triangle"
You suspect you patient is in shock. You note the pt's skin is pale. This is likely due to
Shock due to severe infection is called
Your patinet has a decreased cardiac output and poot myocardial contractility. This will likely lead to
Foods, medicaion and insects are common causes of
Your patient is in shock, but the body's defense mechanisms are currently able to maintain adequate circulation. This is called
As you approach a patient lying at the side of the roadway, you observe severe bleeding from the leg. What should your first action be
When should nonlifesaving interventions be performed for your multisystem trauma patient?
To protect vital organs, the body compensates by directing blood flow away from organs that are more tolerant of low flow, such as
Life threating allergic reaction can occir in response to almost any substance that a patient may encounter
Bleeding is the most common cause of cardiogenic shock
Shock occurs when oxygen and nutrients cannot get into the body's cells
A person in shock, left untreated, will survive
Compensated shock is related to thelast stages of shock
An injection of epinephrine is the only really effective treatment for anphylactic shock
Septic shock occurs a reaction to a severe infection
Metabolism is the cardiovascular system's circulation of blood and oxygen to all cells in different tissues and organs of the body.
Shock occurs only with massive bloos loss from the family
Decompensated shock occurs when the systolic blood pressure falls below 120 mmHg.
Pulmonary edema an impaired ventilation occur duing
Which of the following injuries would MOST likely cause obstructive shock?
Distributive shock occurs wehn
In an acute injury setting, neurogenic shock is commonly accompanied by
Hypovolemic shock cause by severe burns is the result of a loss of
When asssessing a patient with signs and symptoms of shock, it is importnat to remember that
When treating an 80 y/o patient who is in shock, it is important to remember that
a 25 y/0 unrestrained female struck a steering wheel with her chest when her car hit a tree at a high rate of speed. she has sxs of shock, which you suspect are the result of intrathoracic bleeding. Which interventions will provide greatest chance for survival?
Whoch of the following is the ONLY action that can prevent eventual death from a tension pneumothorax?
a 20 y/o male has a large laceration to his wrist. He is holding a blood-soaked towel over the wounds, but it continues to bleed rapidly. You should