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Ep.3 It’s shocking. The physiology of shock
Episode 32nd February 2020 • Match On A Fire: Medicine and More • Shannon Sovndal
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Welcome to the third episode of Match on a Fire. Today we’re going to be doing a short lecture--the shortest of lectures--on a little medicine. Specifically, shock. We’ll talk about the dictionary definition, our definition of shock, and the four categories of shock.

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“This is a ‘framework of shock’ lecture. We’re going to talk about, not necessarily treating shock--we’ll get into that in our next episode--but we’re going to define what shock is, and the categories of shock.” - Shannon

 “Really, I think about shock as a supply and demand problem. Our supply is not meeting the demand that we have.” - Shannon

 “Uh, oh. You’re asking me to go back--back B.C. My memory for B.C. is not that good. [...] Before children. Those were different brain cells.” - Steph

 “I warned you that when he has his glasses on, things were about to get real..” - Steph