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Bleeding & Shock

Bleeding from the nose is referred to as _____. Epistaxis
The point where an artery lies close to the surface of the skin over a bone is called a _____. pressure point
An insufficient supply of oxygen and other nutrients to the body is called _____. Hypoperfusion
Hypoperfusion- Shock
Bright red, spurting blood would indicate _____. arterial bleeding
Dark red, even flowing blood would indicate _____. venous bleeding
Slowly oozing, dark, or intermediate colored blood would indicate _____. capillary bleeding
The first method for controlling bleeding is _____. direct pressure
_____ are used only as a last result to control bleeding when all other methods have failed. Tourniquets
A _____ forces blood up from the extremities to the vital organs. PASG Pants
a blood disease that prevents normal activation of clotting mechanisms found in the blood. Hemophilia
_____ __ results from decreased blood volume. Hypovolemic shock
_____ __ is generally created by mechanical obstruction or compression that prevents blood from reaching the heart. Obstructive shock
_____ __ is caused by an abnormal distribution of blood in the vessels or throughout the body. Distributive shock
_____ __ is usually caused by spinal cord or head injury causing the central nervous system to lose control of the vascular system. vaso/neurogenic shock
_____ __ results from the bodies abnormal reaction to a foreign protein. Anaphylactic shock
_____ __ results from toxins produced by a severe infection. Septic shock
_____ __ results from inadequate pumping of the heart. Cardiogenic shock
_____ __ is where the body tries to maintain an adequate rate of perfusion. Compensatory shock
______ __ is where the body shunts blood away from the extremities and perfuses only the vital organs in an effort to maintain life. Decompensatory shock
_____ __ is the final stage of shock where the body has had severe organ injury and cannot be saved. Irreversible shock
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