Cardiogenic Shock

How to Treat Shock - First Aid Training - St John Ambulance

Shock is a serious life-threatening condition that happens when vital organs in the body are not getting enough blood flow and this can lead to failure of these organs and the heart.…

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Dopamine vs Dobutamine | MOA, Pharmacology, Vasopressor, Inotrope

Okay everybody, this is Jon with NRSNG.com. Today, we re gonna talk about dopamin versus dobutamine. And we re gonna have a chart online that you can download to PDF and it will kind…

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Inotrope

An inotrope is an agent that alters the force or energy of muscular contractions. Negatively inotropic agents weaken the force of muscular contractions. Positively inotropic agents…

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ATO_Case4_Procalcitonin

Procalcitonin, a precursor of calcitonin is expressed primarily by the C cells of the thyroid gland in response to hypercalcemia. However, other tissues can produce procalcitonin during…

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Sinus tachycardia

Sinus tachycardia is a heart rhythm originating from the sinoatrial node with an elevated rate of impulses, defined as a rate greater than 100 beats/min in an average adult. The normal…

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Pulmonary artery catheter

In medicine pulmonary artery catheterization is the insertion of a catheter into a pulmonary artery. Its purpose is diagnostic; it is used to detect heart failure or sepsis, monitor…

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Intra-aortic balloon pump

The Intra-aortic balloon pump is a mechanical device that increases myocardial oxygen perfusion while at the same time increasing cardiac output. Increasing cardiac output increases…

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Beyond The Shock - Chapter 4 - Diagnosis - Lab Tests

Once the biopsy is complete, a specially trained doctor called a pathologist will examine the tissue or fluid samples for abnormal or cancerous cells. Pathology reports can take one…

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