warm shock syndrome

A term of art referring to a stage in early septic shock, which is characterised by increased cardiac output, arterial and arteriolar dilatation, decreased peripheral arterial resistance, increased peripheral perfusion, no fluid losses and third spacing and minimal catecholamine effect
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warm shock syndrome

A clinical complex seen in early septic shock Clinical Normal cardiac activity, no fluid losses, enhanced peripheral perfusion, minimal catecholamine effect.
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