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Shock is a life-threatening condition characterized by poor oxygen delivery to the tissues for a variety of reasons. It is something we commonly see in the ICU, so recognizing it and knowing how to treat it is essential to becoming a provider in critical care medicine.

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Part 1: The Differentiating Different Types

FCCS Ch. 7

Marino 3rd ed: Ch 12-14; 4th ed: Ch 11-12

Medcram: Shock part 1 and 2

Part 2: In-depth interpretation and management

FCCS Ch. 6

Marino 3rd ed: Ch. 9, 10; 4th ed: Ch 7-10


EmCrit Podcast 138: Vasopressor Basics

AHA 2008: Inotropes and Vasopressors (Drive)

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