Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock
Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Cardiovascular disease is the most prevalent disease worldwide. It is the leading global cause of death, and it often presents in emergency situations. “Time is gold” has always been the cornerstone of cardiovascular emergency management, as prompt treatment is essential for reducing mortality. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is one of the most dreadful conditions, leading to an over 90% mortality rate; even among patients who are resuscitated on time and have spontaneous circulation restored, many develop cardiogenic shock that requires inotropic and mechanical support beyond emergency revascularization. Aggressive adjunctive treatments are required to promptly correct hypoxia, normalize acidosis and electrolyte imbalance, improve cardiac output, and revert multiorgan failure.

This section will cover the categorization, evaluation, and management of shock, including an in-depth look at a few of the basic medications that can be used to treat shock based on the suspected etiology. At some point in training, nearly every physician will need to learn how to manage an acutely decompensating patient, or else a friend or relative with chest pain. Regardless of the field you pursue, a sound grasp of these conditions will prove useful in patient care.

Course Details

  • Videos 30
  • Duration 3:27 h
  • Quiz questions 97
  • Concept Pages 14


Your Educators of course Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

 Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Dr. Julianna Jung is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA.
She obtained her MD at Johns Hopkins University in 1999. Since 2006, she is the Director of Medical Student Education in the Emergency Medicine Department, and she was appointed the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center in 2011.
She directs several major educational initiatives for medical students at Johns Hopkins, and her work has been recognized with several teaching awards, including the prestigious George J. Stuart Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Jung teaches courses on Emergency Medicine.

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Nice content
By Nicolas H. on 23. January 2023 for Sepsis and Septic Shock: Treatment

Content is clear and highlights essential concepts, perfect for people learning the basic concepts of the pathologies reviewd

Excelente guía
By Cristhian L. on 13. January 2023 for Chest Pain: Additional Tests

Los vídeos son claros, concisos y muy bien explicados. Espectacular, Dra Jung.

By Sivaprasad B. on 12. January 2023 for Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock

Very Good Lectures . Nicely Explained all the concepts . Thank You

Great work
By Mark F. on 13. October 2022 for Sepsis and Septic Shock: Sources & Diagnosis

This is an excellent presentation, better than what many of us get in school