This PALS Quiz focuses on pediatric septic shock.
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Question 1 of 10
Septic shock is the most common form of which type of shock?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
During the early inflammatory phase of septic shock, inflammatory mediators called ______________ cause endothelial injury, increased capillary permeability, and profound vasodilation.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
(True or False) In the early stages of septic shock, signs of shock are often subtle and may be difficult to recognize.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
With septic shock, as with all forms of shock, the problem ultimately lies in the fact that there is inadequate delivery ___________ to the organs and tissues of the body.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
The 3 aspects of stroke volume of the heart are PRELOAD, AFTERLOAD, and CONTRACTILITY. When septic shock occurs which aspect of stroke volume can be affected? (Choose all that apply)CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
Septic shock can be divided into to distinct phases. An early phase known as ___________ shock and late phase known as ____________ shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
Which of the flowing are subtle signs seen in the early stages of septic shock?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
Which of the flowing are signs seen in the late (cold shock) stage of septic shock? (Choose all that apply)CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
(True or False) A blister like rash is a common finding with septic shock caused by certain microorganisms.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
What sign of septic shock is common in adults but is much less common in children and should not be relied upon as an early indicator of septic shock.CorrectIncorrect