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Journal August 2013 (Vol 35, No 8)

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Shock Pathophysiology by Elizabeth Thomovsky , DVM, MS, DACVECC, Paula A. Johnson , DVM

1. Which of the following lists the correct variables for cardiac output?
2. Acute compensatory mechanisms that work to restore perfusion to the tissues demonstrate their effects within what time frame?
3. Which of the following compensatory mechanisms does not happen within the first 30 minutes after onset of shock?
4. Which of the following is a stimulus for the release of catecholamines?
5. Which of the following is not a stimulus for the release of vasopressin?
6. Which disease entity would most likely cause cardiogenic shock?
7. A dog with the following physical examination findings would be classified in which stage of shock? • Temperature: 94.5°F • Heart rate: 120 bpm • Respiratory rate: 60 breaths/min • Mentation: obtunded • Mucous membrane color: pale • Capillary refill time: >2 sec • Mean arterial pressure: 50 mm Hg
8. Which of the following does not happen during distributive shock?
9. __________ is not generally associated with feline shock.
10. _________ is a product of anaerobic cellular metabolism.
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