PALS Cardiogenic Shock Quiz
This PALS Quiz focuses on pediatric cardiogenic shock.
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Question 1 of 10
Cardiogenic shock occurs as a result of ____________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
(True or False) Normal compensatory mechanisms (tachycardia and increased SVR) that occur during shock can be detrimental to an already dysfunctional myocardium.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
Choose all of the typical characteristics that apply to cardiogenic shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
(True or False) Cardiogenic shock can be seen in the late stages of all other forms of shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
Which characteristic often distinguishes cardiogenic shock from hypovolemic shock?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
Cardiogenic shock may resemble hypovolemic shock and it may be difficult to differentiate between the two. In this case what is the best choice for interventions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
(True or False) Since cardiogenic shock occurs because of myocardial dysfunction, the main objective in the management should be to increase afterload.CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following class of medications should be avoided in the management of cardiogenic shock?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
Reducing _________________ is a critical component in the management of cardiogenic shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
If medical therapies to manage cardiogenic shock fail, what intervention may provide temporary support and maintenance of cardiac output, oxygenation, and ventilation while the underlying cause of cardiogenic shock is treated?CorrectIncorrect