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Shock: Quick Review and Management.

SHOCK DEFINITION:- Shock is an acute clinical syndrome characterized by poor tissue perfusion with impaired cellular metabolism, which is manifested as different serious pathophysiological abnormalities.   CLASSIFICATION OF SHOCK Hypovolaemia Cardiogenic Intrinsic Compressive Septic Hyperdynamic Hypodynamic Anaphylactic Traumatic Neurogenic Hypoadrenal CAUSES OF SHOCK Hypovolaemia ...Read More

Alcohol Related Disorders

Alcohol  are hydroxy derivatives of aliphatic hydrocarbons. Manufacture: C6H12 O6 (sugar) ----zymase----> 2 CO2+ 2C 2 H 5 OH Metabolism of Alcohol: Alcohol is metabolized in liver by alcohol dehydrogenase 90% Рprocessed in liver 10% Рexcreted (eliminated unchanged from kidneys and lungs) Absorption ...Read More

DISSOCIATIVE DISORDER

DISSOCIATIVE DISORDER Dissociative disorder:- (conversion disorder) is a partial or complete loss of the normal integration between memories of the past, awareness of identity and immediate sensations, and control of bodily movements. Previously known as conversion hysteria. EPIDEMIOLOGY:- According to DSM-IV-TR ( 11 to ...Read More