Circulatory Shock

  • John W. Schweiger
  • Jonathan D. Dreier
  • Peter D. Rivera


After studying this chapter, you should be able to: Define circulatory failure. Recognize the major mechanisms of circulatory failure. Recognize the signs and symptoms of circulatory failure. Recognize the different types of circulatory failure. Know the major algorithms of circulatory failure treatment.


Septic Shock Mean Arterial Pressure Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Cardiogenic Shock Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John W. Schweiger
    • 1
  • Jonathan D. Dreier
    • 1
  • Peter D. Rivera
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineUniversity of South Florida/College of Medicine, Tampa General HospitalTampaUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyWake Forest University Baptist Medical CenterWinston-SalemUSA

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