shock

  1. a_zed24

    Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Hello there, do all wound infections transform into toxic shock syndrome? I know the answer is no, because TSS is very rare, but why is that? -Thanks!
  2. M

    Difference between hypotension & shock

    Apologies if this is a stupid question & I know shock has various types. But what is the difference between hypotension & shock? Is hypotension exactly the same as shock? Or is shock more of a syndrome, comprising hypotension & other clinical signs?
  3. D

    Norepinephrine and Shock

    Its about the role an alpha1 agonist plays in treatment of cardiogenic shock. I would like to take Norepinephrine as an example. NE being alpha1 agonist causes vasoconstriction of arteries and increases blood pressure. But doesn't vasoconstriction actually decrease tissue/organ perfusion and...