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Advanced EMT Shock

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Balance of all systems in the body aka: homeostatic balance Homeostasis
When the heart has been damaged so much that it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. Cardiogenic Shock
Emergency when the organs and tissues of the body are not receiving an adequate flow of blood. This deprives the organs and tissues of oxygen (carried in the blood) and allows the buildup of waste products.Can result in serious damage or even death. Shock
When hypoperfusion is first detected and a # of systems are activated to restore/maintain perfusion. HR ^, blood vessels become smaller, and kidneys work to retain fluid in the ciruclatory system. Stage 1 of Shock (COMPENSATED)
When compensated shock begins to fail and the patient becomes more confused and disoriented due to lack of oxygen in the brain. Stage 2 of Shock (DECOMPENSATED)
Hypoperfusion has been existent too long and the bodys organs and tissues have been perm. damaged. The hearts functioning cont. to fail & the kidneys shut down completely. Cells in organs and tissues are dying. Result is death. Stage 3 of Shock (IRREVERSIBLE)
Type of Shock that can be caused by any disease, or event, which prevents the heart muscle from pumping strongly and consistently enough to circulate the blood normally. Cardiogenic Shock
Type of Shock that occurs when the total volume of blood in the body falls well below normal.Can be from a number of different events. Hypovolemic Shock
Type of shock in which toxins are in the bloodstream. Septic Shock
Created by: lee0902