Shock is a major critical illness that involves almost every organ system. It is not simply a problem of decreased blood pressure. It is a problem of inadequate tissue perfusion. Part 1 presents an overview of the shock syndrome, including definitions, classifications, and cellular changes in shock.
Skip Nav Destination
- Views Icon Views
- Share Icon Share
V Rice; Shock, a clinical syndrome: an update. Part 1. An overview of shock. Crit Care Nurse 1 April 1991; 11 (4): 20–24. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn1922.214.171.124
Download citation file: