An ABC to manage cardiogenic shock

Summary

Beginning with management - even before the patient arrives at the hospital - S. B. King III, A. Elghamaz and S. Brugaletta share with you their clinical expertise. From the key elements in a patient’s history, to learning why the choice of a team is critical, each step is explained and commented. What differentiates this patient from one presenting with STEMI? What will you need to stabilize the patient? What tools, devices or pharmacologic products should be employed? Why is opening the artery critical? What do you do when your patient remains unstable or how do you provide haemodynamic support? Learn more here…