Energy metabolism in shock.

  title={Energy metabolism in shock.},
  author={Stefan Fritz},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  volume={4 4},
  • Stefan Fritz
  • Published 1975 in Heart & lung : the journal of critical care
Shock produces a state of low-energy production secondary to lack of oxygen. Only 1/5 of the energy produced under aerobic conditions can be produced in shock and less so if shock continues and loss of nucleotide bases and substrate occurs. Carbohydrates and their intermediate compounds are responsible for the energy produced during shock. As cellular derangements and loss of energy supplying compounds are becoming better understood, their contributions to a condition of irreversible shock are… CONTINUE READING