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Shock syndrome

Martha A. Thompson

Shock syndrome

mechanisms and manifestations, nursing assessment, intervention and evaluation

by Martha A. Thompson

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Medical/Nursing Division in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

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  • Shock -- Nursing -- Examinations, questions, etc.

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    StatementMartha A. Thompson.
    SeriesThe Addison-Wesley p.r.n. module series in nursing concepts and skills, Addison-Wesley p.r.n. module series in nursing concepts and skills.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD59 .T46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4743583M
    ISBN 100201076608
    LC Control Number78057372

      Toxic shock syndrome 1. Toxic shock syndrome 2. Introduction Toxic shock syndrome is a serious, life- threatening illness caused by toxins released by two specific types of bacteria, group A Streptococcus & Staphylococus aureus. It is a medical emergency requiring a prompt care. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Your Body, How It Works: Toxic Shock Syndrome by Brian Shmaefsky (, Hardcover) at the best .

    Infectious shock and toxic shock syndrome diagnoses in hospitals, Colorado, USA. Emerg Infect Dis ; Sharma H, Smith D, Turner CE, et al. Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology of Staphylococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome in the United Kingdom. A similar problem, called toxic shock-like syndrome (TSLS), can be caused by toxin from streptococcal bacteria. Not all staph or strep infections cause toxic shock syndrome. The earliest cases of toxic shock syndrome involved women who used tampons during their menstrual periods. However, today less than one half of cases are linked to tampon use.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Toxic Shock Syndrome by Barbara Sheen (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Toxic shock syndrome is a severe illness associated with group A Streptococcus (GAS or Streptococcus pyogenes); this bacterium produces a toxin termed TSS toxin-1 (TSST-, or phage-group-1 streptococcal toxic shock syndrome).TSS was first described in in children, but subsequent reports identified TSS outbreaks in women who use tampons.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a condition caused by bacterial toxins. Symptoms may include fever, rash, skin peeling, and low blood pressure. There may also be symptoms related to the specific underlying infection such as Shock syndrome book, osteomyelitis, necrotising fasciitis, or pneumonia.

TSS is typically caused by bacteria of the Streptococcus pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus type, though others Causes: Streptococcus pyogenes. Chambers () Toxic Shock Syndrome, Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy, accessed 4/13/; Stevens () Toxic Shock Syndrome, UpToDate, accessed 4/13/   Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but serious medical condition caused by a bacterial infection.

It is caused when the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus gets into the bloodstream and produces toxins. lightning electric shock Total number of pages found: 37 The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.

―The New York Times Book Review “Awdish's story is grueling: a catastrophic miscarriage, multiple organ failure, the uncertainty that accompanies a sudden medical crisis. In Shock searches for a glimmer of hope in life’s darkest moments, and finds it.”Cited by: 2. Multisystem disease caused by massive immune activation by superantigens: Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome toxin (TSST-1), streptococcal toxic shock syndrome toxin (STSS), and other enterotoxins.

aureus cases were described originally in association with tampon use and are now more frequently a complication of surgical wound infections, most commonly in the postpartum period. Shock syndrome (OCoLC) Online version: Shock syndrome. New York, The Academy, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Scudder.

Assessment of shock. Signs and symptoms of shock, which is syndrome, are related to the different organ- specific response to hypoperfusion in a clinical progression based on an ‘inverse priority pattern’ in the body economy for importance of functions (skin first, visceral organs to follow, and the noble organs of heart and brain as last)[1–2] [Table 1].

Shock 1. Shock is a heterogeneous group of syndromes best defined as “acute circulatory failure.” This arises when the tissues receive an insufficient supply of oxygen to be able to perform vital metabolic function.

The clinical presentation of shock may be subtle. The diagnosis of shock typically includes the. Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome. StrepTSS is more fully defined in Table 1 (The Working Group on Severe Streptococcal Infections, ), but, simply stated, is any streptococcal infection that is associated with the sudden onset of shock and organ te cases are those in which S.

pyogenes is isolated from a normally sterile body site. Such cases were first described in Cited by: 6. Shock Home Syndrome book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Benjamin Shock has known for a long time now that he needed to set out /5. While this sourcebook covers toxic shock syndrome, your doctor, research publications, and specialists may refer to your condition using a variety of terms.

Therefore, you should understand that toxic shock syndrome is often considered a synonym or a condition closely related to the following: Staphylococcal scarlet fever; Staphylococcal toxic Author: James N. Parker. Cardiogenic shock, caused by the inability of the heart to pump blood effectively; Neurogenic shock, caused by damage to the nervous system; Symptoms of shock include cold and sweaty skin, weak but rapid pulse, irregular breathing, dry mouth, dilated pupils and reduced urine flow.

Shock is life threatening and it is important to get help right. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is an acute, toxin-mediated illness, like endotoxic shock, and is characterized by fever, rash, hypotension, multiorgan involvement, and desquamation.

Subsection: Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome Page 3 of 6. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Communicable Disease Investigation Reference Manual. Case Definition – Streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome (STSS) 4 (2/16) Clinical Description.

Streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome (STSS) is a severe illness associated with File Size: KB. My experience with Toxic Shock Syndrome. It’s a life-threatening condition you can get from leaving in tampons.

by Daisy Bernard. At just 18 years old, Katie Knight nearly died from Toxic Shock Syndrome. TSS is a rare but life-threatening condition caused by bacteria getting into Author: Daisy Bernard.

Read Article Now Book Mark Article Causes Toxic shock syndrome is caused by a toxin produced by some types of staphylococcus bacteria. A similar problem, called toxic shock-like syndrome (TSLS), can be caused by toxin from streptococcal bacteria.

Not all. In Shock book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A first-person account from a young critical care physician describes how /5.

Toxic shock syndrome is a serious but uncommon bacterial infection. TSS is a medical emergency - symptoms include sudden high fever, a faint feeling, diarrhea, headache, and muscle aches.

Most people think of ‘shock’ as emotional distress or sudden fright in response to a traumatic event. But in medical terms, shock is when you do not have enough blood circulating around your body. It is a life-threatening medical emergency. Some of the causes of shock include uncontrolled bleeding, severe burns and spinal injury.Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.The Toxic Shock Syndrome Information Service (TSSIS) was set up in following a spate of heightened media interest which generated a great deal of alarmist and misleading information about Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) focused almost exclusively on menstrual TSS and tampons.

TSSIS has been recognised by both the past and presentFile Size: KB.