PALS Distributive Shock Overview Quiz
This PALS Quiz focuses on pediatric distributive shock.
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Question 1 of 8
Distributive shock occurs as a result of _____________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 8
Choose the 3 common forms of distributive shock. (choose all that apply)CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 8
(True or False) With distributive shock, cardiac output will always be decreased.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 8
When distributive shock occurs, some of the tissues of the body can become hypoxic. When this occurs which of the following is likely to develop?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 8
One notable difference with early distributive shock as compared with hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and obstructive shock is that with distributive shock there is often _______ cardiac output and _______ systemic vascular resistance.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 8
The early stage of distributive shock which is characterized by high cardiac output and low systemic vascular resistance is referred to as “______” shock because it produces bounding peripheral pulses and slightly increased skin temperature.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 8
In the late phase of distributive shock there is typically a decrease in cardiac output and an increase in SVR. This late phase is referred to as “____________” shock because it results in inadequate blood flow to the skin, weak pulses, and lower skin temperature.CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 8
Which of the following is one of the most common early warning signs of distributive shock and particularly the form of distributive shock known as septic shock?CorrectIncorrect