Shock - Differential Diagnosis by Classification

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Shock - Differential Diagnosis by Classification



Hypovolemic (Intravascular volume depletion)

 - Hemorrhagic 

   • Trauma 

   • GI hemorrhage 

   • Ruptured aortic aneurysm 

   • Retroperitoneal bleed

 - Non-hemorrhagic 

   • Severe diarrhea 

   • Intractable vomiting

Distributive (Vasodilation)

 - Septic

 - Anaphylaxis

 - Spinal cord trauma (a.k.a. neurogenic shock)

Cardiogenic (Decreased contractility)

 - Acute MI

 - Severe heart failure exacerbation (any cause)

 - Myocarditis

Obstructive (Mechanical obstruction to blood flow)

 - Massive pulmonary embolism

 - Pericardial tamponade

 - Tension pneumothorax



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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