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Chapter 15 Vocabular

Chapter 15 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Anaphylactic Shock results from dialated and leaking veins caused by a severe allergic reaction
Asystole Heart rhythm indicating absence of any electrical????????
Automated External Defibrillator A device that can analiye the electrical activity or rhythm of the patients heart and deliver a electrical shock
Burn Shock A form of nonhemorrhagic hypovolemic shock resulting a burn injury
Cardiac Arrest The cessation of cardiac function with the patient displaying no pulse
Cardiogenic Shock poor perfusion resulting from an ineffective pump function of the heart
Chain of survival ????????
Compensatory shock This stage of shock where the body increases everything to maintain BP
Decompensatory Shock an advanced stage of shock where the body c an no longer keep the BP
Defibrillation Electrical shock through the patient so the heart is on rythm
Distributive Shock Shock caused by the decrease volume in they system (massive systemic vasoldilation)
Downtime The time from when the patient goes into cardiac arrest and when the EMS arrives
Hemorrahagic hypovolemic shock Shock from the loss of whole blood from the intravascular space
Hypoperfusion see shock
Hypovolemic Shock Shock cause by losing blood in the intravascular space resulting in low blood volume
neurogenic shock Shock caused by massive vasodilation
nonhemorrahagic hypovolemic shock Shock caused by the loss of fluid with hemoglobin cells still having 02
Obstructive Shock A poor perfusion rate resulting from a condition that obstructs blood flow
Pulseless Electrical Activity Regular shock and poor perfusion due to heart failure
Resuscitation Bring a patient back from a potentail death
Return of Spontanous Circulation return of a spontaneous pulse during cardiac resuscitation
Septic Shock Type of distributive shock caused by infection
Shock the insufficient delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the body
Suden Death Death of a patient within one hour or symptons
Survival Term applied to a patient who survived a cardia aresst
Total downtime Patient is in cardia arrest to the hospital
Unwitnessed Cardia Arrest Patient is already in cardiac arrest when EMS show up
Ventricular tachycardia Rapid heart rate that may produce a pulse
Witnessed Cardiac Arrest Patient has a cardiac arrest when EMS is there
Created by: Pamilee3733