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Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency department)

Dr Nanes received a doctorate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There he trained at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in the practice of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. He was a chief resident and received numerous awards for teaching excellence during his time there. | | After residency he took a job at a community hospital where he and his colleagues worked through the toughest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. |

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Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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  • My blood pressure is to low my machine can't measure it

  • My body is jerking

  • Blood pressure cannot be measured by a machine

  • Twitching

  • Blood pressure is less than 80mmHg

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Fever seizures (with fever of >100.4°F / 38°C)

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Learn more about Shock

Content updated on Jan 19, 2024

What is shock?

Shock is a life-threatening condition that happens when the body's blood pressure is too low to support its organs' function. Shock can cause organ damage and even death. It can occur due to decreased blood volume, obstructions to blood flow through the heart and lungs, severe allergic reactions, severe infections, and damage to the nervous system.

Symptoms of shock

  • Systolic blood pressure less than 80 mmHg, or it can not be measured with a measuring instrument

  • Seizure

  • My brain is not functioning right now

  • Hands and feet are cold

  • Exposed to something that you were previously allergic to

  • Dizziness when standing or after prolonged standing

  • History of heart failure

  • Nausea or vomiting

Questions your doctor may ask to check for shock

  • Have you had a seizure?

  • Do you struggle to focus or feel less aware of your surroundings?

  • Are your hands and feet cold?

  • Have you recently had contact with substances that trigger allergies?

  • Have you ever been diagnosed with heart problems?

Treatment for shock

Shock requires emergency treatment, usually in a hospital. Treatment typically includes large amounts of fluids given through a blood vessel, oxygen, and addressing the cause of shock.

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References

  • Standl T, Annecke T, Cascorbi I, Heller AR, Sabashnikov A, Teske W. The Nomenclature, Definition and Distinction of Types of Shock. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2018 Nov 9;115(45):757-768. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0757. PMID: 30573009; PMCID: PMC6323133.

    https://www.aerzteblatt.de/int/archive/article/202264

  • Wacker DA, Winters ME. Shock. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2014 Nov;32(4):747-58. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2014.07.003. Epub 2014 Aug 28. PMID: 25441032.

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0733862714000583?via%3Dihub

  • Marik PE, Weinmann M. Optimizing fluid therapy in shock. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2019 Jun;25(3):246-251. doi: 10.1097/MCC.0000000000000604. PMID: 31022087.

    https://journals.lww.com/co-criticalcare/Abstract/2019/06000/Optimizing_fluid_therapy_in_shock.10.aspx

  • Patel S, Holden K, Calvin B, DiSilvio B, Dumont T. Shock. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2022 Jul-Sep 01;45(3):225-232. doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000407. PMID: 35617089.

    https://journals.lww.com/ccnq/Abstract/2022/07000/Shock.4.aspx

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Reviewed By:

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency department)

Dr Nanes received a doctorate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There he trained at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in the practice of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. He was a chief resident and received numerous awards for teaching excellence during his time there. | | After residency he took a job at a community hospital where he and his colleagues worked through the toughest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. |

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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