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How to Treat Cardiogenic Shock?


Things to note:
  • Check circulation, respiration, and airway.
  • ECG

Medical Treatment:
Oxygen, if hypoxic.
  • Deal with the underlying cause, for example: MI, dysrhythmia, etc.
  • A right myocardial ventricular infarction can meet a fluid challenge.
  • Dobutamine, 2-10 mcg / kg / minute infusion.
    • Dilute 1 vial( 250 mg/20 mL) with 0.9% sodium chloride or 5% dextrose( 5 mg / mL or 5 000 mcg / mL) up to 50 mL.