How to Treat Neurogenic Shock?


Things to note:
  • Check circulation, respiration, and airway.
  • Immobilization of the spinal cord.
  • Exclude additional injuries that may cause low blood pressure.

Medical Treatment:
* Oxygen, if hypoxic.
* Adrenaline, IV infusion, titrated by response of 0,05 mcg / kg / minute.
  • 10 mg dilute i.e. 10 adrenaline ampoules 1:1 000 in 1 L of sodium chloride 0.9 percent.
  • Infuse by weight and clinical reaction.
  • Rate of infusion: mL / hour.