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Articles by Lynn Coletta Simko, PhD, RN, CCRN

Cardiogenic shock with resultant multiple organ dysfunction syndrome

Simko, Lynn Coletta; Culleiton, Alicia L.

Nursing. 50(7):54-60, July 2020.

The prognosis for a patient with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome is grave. This article reviews ongoing abnormalities of organ-specific parameters and provides a clinical assessment scoring tool used to assess mortality risk and guide treatment.