Buy this Article for $10.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.


Acute coronary syndrome, Cardiogenic shock, Myocardial infarction



  1. Josephson, Linda RN, MS, CCRN


Despite advances in treatment, the mortality rate of patients who develop cardiogenic shock after an acute myocardial infarction remains unacceptably high. This article presents an overview of cardiogenic shock-incidence, epidemiology, predisposing factors, pathophysiology, and management, both medical and surgical.