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Shock: Osmosis Study Video

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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December 26, 2018

What is shock? Shock is a life-threatening situation where the body doesn't have enough blood flow, which means cells and tissue don't receive oxygen which can lead to multiple organ failure. This video covers the pathophysiology surrounding the major forms of shock, including hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and distributive shock, as well as several subcategories like septic shock.

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