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12 Cards in this Set

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Syndrome characterized by inadequate tissue perfusion and imbalanced oxygen supply and demand.
Inflammatory state affecting the whole body, frequently a response of the immune system to infection.
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)
Failure of 2 or more organ systems so that homeostasis cannot be maintained without intervention.
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS)
Type of shock that results from the loss of blood due to trauma or hemorrhage.
Hypovolemic Shock
Type of shock resulting from dysfunction of the heart- either diastolic or systolic dysfunction.
Cardiogenic Shock
Type of shock resulting from a spinal cord insult leading to massive vasodilation.
Neurogenic Shock
Type of shock resulting from an immune response to a substance in the environment; very rapid and dramatic decline.
Anaphylactic Shock
Type of shock resulting from a blockage in the vessels, such as a pulmonary embolism.
Obstructive Shock
Type of shock resulting from an infectious organism that initiates a widespread inflammatory response.
Septic Shock
Stage of shock where the body uses defensive mechanisms to correct the insult or cause.
Compensatory Stage
At this stage of shock, the vital organs have failed. Brain damage and cell death have occurred. Death will occur imminently.
Irreversible or Refractory Stage
In this stage of shock, compensatory mechanisms begin to fail and organs begin to fail.
Progressive or Decompensatory Stage