- Q How do medications treat shock?
Medications used to treat shock may address one of several issues related to shock. Some medicines act directly on the heart to increase blood flow or improve the heart's ability to pump properly. Epinephrine will help someone with anaphylactic shock.... Full Answer
- Q What causes shock?
Shock is ultimately caused by severely low blood pressure that makes it difficult for vital organs to properly function. Shock may be categorized according to the reasons for a drop in blood pressure. Cardiogenic shock may be triggered from an irregular... Full Answer