June 11, 2018

Understanding the 4 Ideologies of Shock

There are 4 ideologies of shock that veterinarians should be aware of.


Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC, clinical instructor at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists in Wisconsin, explains how to recognize the ideology of shock—the cause of shock—for what an animal may be experiencing. 

There are 4 ideologies of shock that veterinarians should be aware of: hypovolemic shock, cardiogenic shock, septic shock, and obstructive shock. Dr. Linklater breaks down how to easily recognize each.

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