Hypovolemic shock is a condition that occurs when a cat's blood volume or fluid levels drastically drop and shock can begin rapidly. This medical condition affects the renal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and the respiratory systems of the cat. Hypovolemic shock is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention.
• Hypovolemia, LV failure - Low Hgb • Bleeding - Low SaO2 • Pulmonary Dysfunction • High SvO 2 (>80%) seen in sepsis, cirrhosis, AV shunt • Normal SvO2 with low CI reflects adequate tissue oxygenation. Learn an easy analogy to the different types of shock including cardiogenic shock, hypovolemic shock, obstructive shock, and distributive shock such as septic shock, anaphylactic shock, and neurogenic shock. Learn the definitions, causes, symptoms, pathophysiology, treatment, management, and manifestations using ppt pictures, charts, and tables.