Following on from yesterdays statement on propofol in shock, today’s LO deals with the physiology of shock.
BT_RT 1.3 Describe the physiological consequences of shock
Here are five statements about shock which are either True or False
TRUE/FALSE: In the absence of sympathetic reflexes the compensatory capacity of the body for haemorrhage is decreased by 80%
TRUE/FALSE: After loss of around 20% of the blood volume further losses cause a linear decrease in blood pressure
TRUE/FALSE: The central nervous system ischaemic response does not significantly activate above mean arterial blood pressures of 50mmHg
TRUE/FALSE: Severe shock causes centrilobular hepatic necrosis
TRUE/FALSE: Irreversible shock means that cardiac output cannot be returned to normal