EmtShockBleed - Shock and Bleeding Temple College EMS...

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1 Shock and Bleeding Temple College EMS Professions
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2 SHOCK Inadequate perfusion (blood flow) leading to inadequate oxygen delivery to tissues
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3 Physiology Basic unit of life = cell Cells get energy needed to stay alive by reacting oxygen with fuel (usually glucose) No oxygen, no energy No energy, no life
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4 Cardiovascular System Transports oxygen, fuel to cells Removes carbon dioxide, waste products for elimination from body Cardiovascular system must be able to maintain sufficient flow through capillary beds to meet cell’s oxygen and fuel needs
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5 Flow = Perfusion Adequate Flow = Adequate Perfusion Inadequate Flow = Indequate Perfusion (Hypoperfusion) Hypoperfusion = Shock
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6 What is needed to maintain perfusion? Pump Pipes Fluid Heart Blood Vessels Blood
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7 How can perfusion fail? Pump Failure Pipe Failure Loss of Volume
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8 Types of Shock and Their Causes
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9 Cardiogenic Shock Pump failure Heart’s output depends on How often it beats (heart rate) How hard it beats (contractility) Rate or contractility problems cause pump failure
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10 Cardiogenic Shock Causes Acute myocardial infarction Very low heart rates (bradycardias) Very high heart rates (tachycardias) Why would a high heart rate caused decreased output? Hint: Think about when the heart fills.
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11 Neurogenic Shock Loss of peripheral resistance Spinal cord injured Vessels below injury dilate What happens to the pressure in a closed system if you increase its size?
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12 Hypovolemic Shock
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