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5 Matching questions

  1. neurogenic shock
  2. Two symptoms common to all types of shock?
  3. What are the INTRINSIC precipitating factors for septic shock
  4. 3 requirements for adequate blood flow
  5. Use of IV nitroglycerine (Tridil) in cardiogenic shock
  1. a mental confusion and oliguria
  2. b Adequate cardiac pump
    Effective vasculature
    Sufficient blood volume
  3. c Extremes of age, Immunosuppression, Chronic illness, Malnutrition.
  4. d vasodilation d/t nerve injury and suppression of SNS.
  5. e Dilates vessels to enhance blood flow to the myocardium. Drug of choice for chest pain during MI.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Severe allergic reaction in a patient who has previously been exposed to an allergen. Ie. contrast dyes, drugs, insect bites, foods such as peanuts.
  2. Loss of sympathetic tone (disruption of SNS)
    Skin warm and dry, decreasd BP, Decreased HR, Decreased Temperature.
  3. also called 'colloid osmotic pressure', is the 'pulling force', pulling fluids from the surrounding tissue into the capillaries. It's the result of a difference in the concentration of solutes in the fluid inside the capillaries as opposed to outside them
  4. VS, elastic compression stockings, HOB elevated 30 degrees.
  5. mental confusion, depression, apathy, oliguria, heart failure (low CO), tachycardia (report HR >100/min), thready pulse, thirst, restlessness, anxiety, lethargy, cool extremities, pale skin, frequently hypotension (report BP <90), fainting, syncope rapid, shallow breathing (body trying to get more O2), metabolic acidosis, coma.

5 True/False questions

  1. mechanical support during cardiogenic shockintra-aortic ballon pump (IABP)


  2. Nursing considerations during cardiogenic shockvital signs, electrolyte imbalance, I&O, correct acidosis


  3. anaphylactic shockvasodilation d/t ALLERGIC REACTION causing release of HISTAMINE.


  4. septic shocka condition in which systemic blood pressure is inadequate to deliver oxygen and nutrients to support vital organs and cellular function- hypoxia


  5. hypovolemic shockvasodilation d/t nerve injury and suppression of SNS.


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