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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.