The sudden cessation of blood flow throughout the body causes the life-threatening condition known as shock.
There are many potential causes of shock, including but not limited to: severe injury, overexposure to heat, excessive blood loss, an allergic reaction, a life-threatening infection, severe poisoning and severe burns (Source)
How To Remember The Types Of Shock ?
Types Of Shock
- Hemorrhagic shock
- Neurogenic shock
- Cardiogenic shock
- Respiratory shock
- Anaphylactic shock
- Metabolic shock
- Psychogenic shock
- Septic shock
Mnemonic: “HaNd CRAMPS “
Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Types Of Shock
Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.