Know the most common mechanisms of shock and its signs and symptoms. Review top treatment priorities for trauma patients.
Clinical Minute: Pulse Pressure
One of the least appreciated yet very valuable sign is the pulse pressure. Find out why in this clinical minute.
Clinical Minute: Shock
This clinical minute discusses the functional types of shock. These are critical to your understanding of this complex topic.
Digesting A NREMT Question: Types Of Shock
Here’s a practice question for the NREMT. While the question itself isn’t particularly difficult, it’s a good opportunity to look at the process for analyzing and answering Registry questions.
Pathophysiology: Perfusion and Shock
Know about normal cardiovascular physiology and perfusion, and the pathophysiology of hypoperfusion, or shock. Review primary causes of shock.
Vital Sign Trends In Shock
In shock, there’s a lot going on in the body – and if you know what you’re looking for, you can detect the signs early, and without ever touching a blood pressure cuff. Let’s look at the ways the body compensates for shock, how that affects vital signs, what happens when the body can no longer compensate for shock, and how emergency care providers can use all this knowledge to better help their patients.