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Shock 

Chapter:
Shock
Author(s):

Carl Waldmann

, Andrew Rhodes

, Neil Soni

, and Jonathan Handy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198723561.003.0027
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date: 21 October 2021

This chapter discusses shock and includes a definition and diagnosis, discussion on hypovolaemic shock (including causes of hypovolaemic shock, therapy, and the reperfusion phase), cardiogenic shock, anaphylactic shock (including pathophysiology), and pathophysiology of sepsis and multiorgan failure.

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