Circulatory Shock

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Shock (circulatory)
... Circulatory shock, commonly known simply as shock, is a life-threatening medical condition that occurs due to inadequate substrate for aerobic cellular respiration ... The typical signs of shock are low blood pressure, a rapid heartbeat and signs of poor end-organ perfusion or "decompensation" (such as low urine output, confusion or loss of ... may remain stable, but may still be in circulatory shock, so it is not always a sign ...

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