SHOCK


Cardiogenic Shock

Hypovolemic Shock

Neurogenic Shock

Septic Shock

Serum BNP levels < 350pg/mL had a negative predictive value of 95% for ruling out cardiogenic shock in one study of 49 ICU patients with shock (Crit. Care Med. 32:1643, 2004--JW)

Vasopressors for treatment of shock: