Cardiogenic Shock: Regionalized Systems Of Care – Part 4 Of Excerpts From The 2017 AHA Guidelines

This post is the fourth of a series I’ve made for my study notes on Cardiogenic Shock. This post contains a link to the  Regionalized Systems Of Care section of  Contemporary Management of Cardiogenic Shock: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]. Circulation. 2017 Oct 17;136(16):e232-e268.

The best hope for the patient in cardiogenic shock is prompt recognition of the syndrome with stabilization  and then immediate transport (if feasible) to a center that ideally can immediately perform diagnostic cardiac angiopathy, emergency revascularization (PCI or CABG if needed), and mechanical circulatory support (if needed).

The above article convincingly makes that argument with a number points.

Please review Regionalized Systems Of Care for details on this topic. [Link is to this section of the HTML version of the above article.]

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