A 70-year-old female was recently discharged from the hospital following a total hip replacement. Today, she presents with restlessness, tachycardia, and a blood pressure of 100/64 mm Hg. Her skin is warm and moist. You should be MOST suspicious that she is experiencing
Which of the following MOST accurately describes septic shock
Hypovolemic shock caused by severe burns is the result of a loss of
Patients develop septic shock secondary to
Cardiogenic shock may result from all of the following, EXCEPT
apoor vessel function and severe volume loss
bbacterial damage to the vessel wall, leaking blood vessels, and vasodilation
5 Multiple Choice Questions
prepare for immediate transport
repeat the epinephrine injection after consulting with medical control
follow standard precautions
5 True/False Questions
Which of the following would MOST likely result in hemorrhagic shock?
A) repeated diarrhea
B) severe vomiting
C) liver laceration
D) excessive sweating → bacterial damage to the vessel wall, leaking blood vessels, and vasodilation
Cardiogenic shock may result from all of the following, EXCEPT:
A) increased afterload.
B) increased preload.
C) heart attack.
D) poor contractility → increased preload
When perfusion to the core of the body decreases → hypoperfusion to the cells of the body
A 25-year-old unrestrained female struck the steering wheel with her chest when her car hit a tree while traveling at a high rate of speed. She has signs and symptoms of shock, which you suspect are the result of intrathoracic bleeding. Which of the following interventions will provide this patient with the greatest chance for survival? → rapid transport to a trauma center
Pulmonary edema and impaired ventilation occur during → poor vessel function and severe volume loss