An unusual presentation of shock in a previously healthy child.


Journal Article

A previously healthy, 7-year-old African-American male presented to the emergency department with a high fever and signs of compensated shock. With this case presentation, we review the clinical evaluation of a child in shock and discuss the importance of early recognition and treatment. Additionally, the varied etiologies of shock in a previously healthy individual are discussed.

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Cited Authors

  • Bernstein, J; Frush, K

Published Date

  • April 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 107 - 109

PubMed ID

  • 11334089

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11334089

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-5161

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00006565-200104000-00007


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States