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An elderly patient with a history of congestive heart failure...

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asked Feb 26, 2014 in General Surgery by Rajesh Bahara
1.     An elderly patient with a history of congestive heart failure developed a perforated peptic ulcer. He was taking to the operating room after the administration of 500 ml of 5% glucose over 6 hours. Upon induction of anesthesia, the BP drooped to 80mmHg. The most probably cause is:

a.     Hypovolemic shock.

b.     Cardiogenic shock.

c.     anaphylactic shock.

d.     Neurogenic shock.

e.     Internal hemorrhage.

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b.     Cardiogenic shock.
answered Feb 26, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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