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Descriptor English: Shock
Descriptor Spanish: Choque
Descriptor Portuguese: Choque
Descriptor French: Choc
Entry term(s): Circulatory Collapse
Circulatory Failure
Collapse, Circulatory
Failure, Circulatory
Hypovolemic Shock
Shock, Hypovolemic
Tree number(s): C23.550.835
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012769
Scope note: A pathological condition manifested by failure to perfuse or oxygenate vital organs.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; therapy of shock = SHOCK / ther, not SHOCK THERAPY see CONVULSIVE THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 13147
Unique ID: D012769
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Shock - Preferred
Concept UI M0019782
Scope note A pathological condition manifested by failure to perfuse or oxygenate vital organs.
Preferred term Shock
Entry term(s) Circulatory Collapse
Circulatory Failure
Collapse, Circulatory
Failure, Circulatory
Hypovolemic Shock - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0019781
Preferred term Hypovolemic Shock
Entry term(s) Shock, Hypovolemic



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