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Shock (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

medical shock, shock causes, types of shock, hypovolemic shock, hemorrhagic shock, cardiogenic shock, neurogenic shock, hypoglycemic and hyperglycemia shock, anaphylactic shock, shock symptoms

Authors and Editors

Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD

REFERENCE: Tintinalli J, etal. Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide. 7th edition. McGraw-Hill Professional 2010


Last Editorial Review: 4/5/2012

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Shock, Distributive »

Shock is defined as a clinical syndrome due to inadequate tissue perfusion that results in end-organ dysfunction.

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