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Drugs used for Cardiogenic shock
Dobutamine;
Isoproterenol;
Milrinone;
Dopamine
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what are the 3 types of Distributive shock?
Septic shock;

Neurogenic shock;

Anaphylactic shock
what is the first organ "casualty" of hypovolemic or cardiogenic shock?Why?
Kidneys

blood is shunted away from the renal arteries

(always monitor shock patients for renal failure...adequate urine output is essential)
What are the main 3 types of shock?
How can you separate one from the other two by checking the skin temp?
Check to see if the skin is warm or cold:

Warm:
Distributive shock

Cold:
Hypovolemic shock;
Cardiogenic shock
what is the Wedge Pressure, CO and Systemic Vascular Resistance for:
1. Cardiogenic shock
2. Hypovolemic shock
3. Distributive shock
Cardiogenic shock:
Wedge = UP
CO = DOWN
SVR = UP

Hypovolemic shock:
Wedge = DOWN
CO = DOWN
SVR = UP

Distributive shock:
Wedge = DOWN or NML
CO = UP
SVR = DOWN
which drug is used in Neurogenic shock?

what is the MOA?
Phenylephrine

MOA: Alpha-1 antagonist (Vasoconstriction)
What is a chest tube and when is it used ?
A chest tube or chest drain is a flexible plastic tube that is inserted through the side of the chest into the pleural space. It is used to remove air (pneumothorax) or fluid (pleural effusion, blood, chyle), or pus (empyema) from the intrathoracic space. The procedure is called tube thoracostomy in the United Kingdom. It is also known as a Bülau drain.
postoperative complication