Shock Quiz

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Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency Medicine)

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

  • My body is jerking

  • Blood pressure cannot be measured by a machine

  • Foggy head/brain

  • Twitching

  • Blood pressure is less than 80mmHg

  • My brain is not processing ideas correctly

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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.

Typical Symptoms of Shock

  • Systolic pressure is 80 mmHg or below, or unreadable

  • 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

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Shock

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Is your systolic blood pressure 80 mmHg or below, or unreadable?

  • 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?

Treatmentof 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

User Testimonials

Reviewed By:

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency Medicine)

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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