DONALD D. VAN SLYKE
The type of "shock" here discussed is the condition, caused by hemorrhage, burns, trauma, dehydration, or other injury, in which there is an inadequate volume of blood to fill the vascular bed. The visible effects in man, prostration, cold perspiration, bloodless or cyanotic skin, etc., are familiar. It appears that similar renal effects can result from a period of peripheral circulatory failure due, not to decreased blood volume, but to cardiac failure, or to pooling of blood in part of the vascular bed; but the present discussion is limited to conditions of shock in which decreased volume of the circulating
VAN SLYKE DD. THE EFFECTS OF SHOCK ON THE KIDNEY1. Ann Intern Med. ;28:701–722. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-28-4-701
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;28(4):701-722.
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