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Monday, January 21, 2019

Undifferentiated shock

PulmCrit (EMCrit) 
PulmCrit (IBCC chapter & cast) - January 17, 2019 - By Josh Farkas 
"Shock is the next-door neighbor of death. Shock can present in a myriad of different forms, making early recognition challenging. However, early diagnosis is essential. Shock can be caused by a broad differential of serious illnesses. Unlike most differential diagnosis lists, every item on this differential is life-threatening. Fortunately, many causes of shock are reversible if identified early. Therefore, as soon as shock is identified the cause must be sorted out and treated as rapidly as possible..." 
  • The IBCC chapter is located here