Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Neurogenic Shock Treatment

The treatment for shock depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for shock usually includes intravenous fluids, cardiac monitoring, oxygen therapy, antibiotics, and medications for low blood pressure.

General treatment options for shock include:

Treatment for septic shock, caused by a severe infection, may include:

Treatment for anaphylactic shock, caused by a severe allergic reaction, may include:

Neurogenic Shock Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat shock:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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