Classification of Cardiogenic Shock

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Publication Month/Year

May 19, 2019

Last Updated Month/Year

January 30, 2024

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Document Objectives

To provide a simple schema that would allow clear communication regarding patient sstatus and to allow clinical trials to appropriately differentiate patient subsets.

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Emergency care, Hospital, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant



Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D012770 - Shock, Cardiogenic, D005112 - Extracorporeal Circulation


heart failure, hemodynamics, shock, cardiogenic

Source Citation

Baran DA, Grines CL, Bailey S, Burkhoff D, Hall SA, Henry TD, et al. SCAI clinical expert consensus statement on the classification of cardiogenic shock: This document was endorsed by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in April 2019. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019;94(1):29–37. 

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