October 7, 2019

Critical Care Fundamentals: Management of Shock Part 2A

Shock is defined as circulatory failure leading to decreased organ perfusion.  In a shock state there is an inadequate delivery of oxygenated blood to tissues that results in end-organ dysfunction.  Effective resuscitation includes rapid identification and correction of inadequate circulation.  the finding of normal hemodynamic parameters (i.e. normal blood pressure) doe not exclude shock itself.  In this 15 minute and 46 second video, I will review the management shock – part 2a (Norepinephrine, Epinephrine, Dopamine, Phenylephrine, and Push-Dose Pressors).

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Cite this article as: Frank Lodeserto MD, "Critical Care Fundamentals: Management of Shock Part 2A", REBEL EM blog, October 7, 2019. Available at: https://rebelem.com/critical-care-fundamentals-management-of-shock-part-2a/.
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Frank Lodeserto MD

Adult & Pediatric Critical Care Geisinger Medical Center Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Danville, PA
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