Shock - Differential Diagnosis by Classification
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Shock - Differential Diagnosis by Classification

Reflex Syncope 

 - Vasovagal syncope

   • Prolonged standing

   • Emotional stress

   • Blood draw

   • Severe pain (particularly intraabdominal)

 - Situational syncope

   • Coughing

   • Sneezing

   • Micturition

   • Defecation

   • Post-exercise

 - Carotid sinus hypersensitivity

Cardiogenic Syncope 

 - Bradyarrhythmias

   • Sinus bradycardia

   • Sinus pauses

   • AV block

 - Tachyarrhythmias

   • Ventricular tachycardia

 - Mechanical

   • Aortic stenosis

   • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

   • Massive PE

Orthostatic Syncope 

 - Volume depletion

 - Medication side effect (e.g. αblockers, antidepressants, antipsychotics)

 - Autonomic failure

   • Parkinson’s disease

   • Diabetes

   • Alcoholism

   • Amyloidosis

   • Multiple system atrophy

Syncope Mimics

 - Seizure

 - “Cerebrovascular syncope”

   • Vertebrobasilar insufficiency

   • Subclavian steal syndrome

 - Alcohol blackout

 - Medication side effect (e.g. sedation)

 - Psychogenic pseudosyncope



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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