This PALS Quiz focuses on the two less common forms of distributive shock, anaphylactic shock and neurogenic shock.
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Question 1 of 10
Anaphylactic shock is characterized by systemic vein and artery vasoconstriction caused by the release of inflammatory mediators and cytokines after exposure to an allergen.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
The primary treatment for anaphylactic shock is the administration of _____________ to reverse hypotension and inhibit the release of histamine and other allergic mediators. (choose the best answer)CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
What is the preferred route for the administration of epinephrine for the treatment of anaphylactic shock?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
(True or False) Since anaphylactic shock is caused by an allergic response, IV fluid therapy is not necessary.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following is a treatment for the management of anaphylactic shock? (choose all correct answers)CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
Neurogenic shock results from the sudden loss of sympathetic nervous system signals. This produces uncontrolled ____________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
The massive vasodilation that occurs with neurogenic shock has what affect on afterload? (afterload is the resistance against which the ventricle is ejecting blood).CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
(True or False) Tachycardia is a common compensatory mechanism that occurs with neurogenic shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
The primary management for neurogenic shock involves the administration of _____________ that increase peripheral vascular resistance and inotropic agents that will increase heart rate.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following signs will likely be present with neurogenic shock? (choose all correct answers)CorrectIncorrect