irreversible shock


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Related to irreversible shock: obstructive shock, decompensated shock

ir·re·vers·i·ble shock

shock that has progressed because of cell injury beyond the stage where resuscitation is possible.
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irreversible shock

Shock of such intensity that even heroic therapy cannot prevent death.
See also: shock
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