Review Articles

Systems of Care in Cardiogenic Shock



Cardiogenic shock presents a significant challenge to the medical community, and there is much debate as to the best classification system and treatment mechanisms. As interventions and technologies improve, systems of care for patients with cardiogenic shock must evolve as well. This review describes the current treatment models for cardiogenic shock, including the “hub-and-spoke” model, and defines specific characteristics of the ideal system of care for this patient population.


cardiogenic shockheart failuresystem of care
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Page/Article: 50-56
  • DOI: 10.14797/mdcj-16-1-50
  • Published on 1 Jan 2020
  • Peer Reviewed