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Circulation 

Circulation
Chapter:
Circulation
Author(s):

Martin Beed

, Richard Sherman

, and Ravi Mahajan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696277.003.0004
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date: 23 May 2019

Cardiac arrest

Hypotension and shock

Anaphylaxis

Haemorrhagic shock

Septic shock

Cardiogenic shock

Acute coronary syndromes

Bradycardia

Tachycardia

Cardiac tamponade

Hypertensive crises

Critical care teams are often involved in the resuscitation of in-hospital cardiac arrests, and in the aftercare of successfully resuscitated patients.

Unexpected cardiac arrests in the ICU are relatively uncommon and they are often preceded by prolonged attempts to resuscitate or support failing organs. If CPR is required, follow BLS/ALS guidelines (...

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