Shock and its types

Shock is the final common pathway for a number of potentially lethal clinical events, including severe hemorrhage, extensive trauma or burns, large myocardial infarction, massive pulmonary embolism and microbial sepsis.

Types of Shock:

a) Cardiogenic shock
Clinical examples: Myocardial infarction (MI), Arrhythmia, Pulmonary embolism, etc.

b) Hypovolemic shock
Clinical examples: Hemorrhage and fluid loss (vomiting, diarrhea, etc.)

c) Septic shock

d) Neurogenic shock

e) Anaphylactic shock