Consequences of impaired central perfusion impairment

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allowing delivery of oxygen, fluid, and nutrients to cells. Consequences of impaired central perfusion Impairment of central perfusion occurs in conditions that decrease Cardiac Output and cause shock. Occlusions or constrictions of coronary arteries that reduce blood flow can cause a myocardial infarction that decreases CO. this prevents the myocardium to pump blood to the body. Altered impulse conduction through the heart interrupts the electrical function necessary for the myocardium to contract and results in disorganized contraction. Stenosis or insufficiency-malfunction of the heart valves impairs flow of blood through the heart. Shock-The inability of central perfusion to supply blood to peripheral tissues, occurs when the
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heart is unable to act as a pump.(cardiogenic shock), fluid is lost(hemorrhagic shock), or systemic vasodilation occurs(anaphylactic shock, neurogenic shock, septic shock) Consequences of impaired tissue perfusion associated with occlusion, constriction, or dilation of arteries or veins. Atherosclerosis can occlude arteries. Thombi can occlude veins
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