Shock – International Emergency Medicine Education Project
by Maryam AlBadwawi Introduction Shock, in simple terms, is a reduced circulatory blood flow state within the body. The inadequate circulation deprives the tissues of its oxygen and essential nutrients. Mitochondria are the first cellular structure to be affected by hypoxia. As a result of anaerobic respiration, they start to produce lactate, leading to lactic acidosis. … Continue reading Shock