Management of Shock in Trauma

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
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    491 students

What you'll learn

Care of the traumatic patient is very important and does not end in the operating room or resuscitation bay but rather can cause complications like a shock which should be managed promptly and in an appropriate manner. Hypovolemia or Hemorrhage remains a major cause of potential deaths in a trauma patient. The shock that occurs due to Hemorrhage or hypovolemia should be managed skillfully in emergency or intensive care units. Learn how to manage shock in trauma patients, indications, contraindications, pharmacological therapy, and a lot more in this course designed by Medvarsity and more »»

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students who interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Shock and its basics
  • Hemorrhagic and hypovolemic shock
  • Grades of shock
  • Management criteria for shock and a lot more


Dr. Nitin Jagasia

Head, Emergency Medical Services at Apollo Hospitals, Mumbai


I undertook higher specialist training in Wessex, a region renowned for imparting high-quality training and experience in Emergency Medicine. During my rotation, I worked at a mixture of University & district general hospitals. Along with achieving the broad spectrum of competencies and skills under expert guidance. I also completed the FCEM examination conducted by the College of Emergency Medicine. read more »»

With the responsibility of coordinating the M&M meetings and running the doctor rota, I acquired key leadership and communication skills which are essential to be successful as a Lead Clinician. Major Trauma Centre, Southampton General Hospital, UK – as the Trauma Lead, my responsibilities include ensuring the continuing education of all staff working in ED as well as making regular changes to the operational structure to incorporate the latest updates. I represented the department on the Trust’s Working group whose mandate is to consider the current trauma service delivery, impact on trauma workforce, education, and training; to identify areas to be improved in planning a comprehensive trust-wide trauma service. My role as the Clinical Governance lead is to work as a part of the Trust’s commitment to maintain and continually improve the quality of trauma care which involves a review of cases, setting up protocols, and publishing guidelines.

For: beginners

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