SHOCK



TYPES OF SHOCK:

HYPOVOLEMIC == DECREASED BLOOD VOLUME
Active Bleeding, Burns, Placenta Previa,
Abrubtio Placenta, Asites, Ectopic Rupture, etc.

CARDIOGENIC == DECREASED CARDIAC OUTPUT
Myocardial Infarction, Congestive Heart Failure


DISTRIBUTIVE == MASSIVE VASODILATION
a) ANAPHYLACTIC – ALLERGY = chemical mediation, histamine, bradykinin
b) SEPTIC – INFECTION = Pyrogens
c) NEUROGENIC – BRAIN & SPINAL CORD = decrease vasomotor, trauma

ALL OF THESE TYPES RESULTS TO: DECREASE TISSUE PERFUSION

POSITION – MODIFIED TRENDELENBURG

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