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Undifferentiated shock. Hypovolemic shock.

30-year-old female with syncopal episode at a party presents with undifferentiated shock and progresses to hemorrhagic shock from ectopic pregnancy.

Goals and Objectives

Educational Goal:

  • Early recognition of ectopic pregnancy as cause of undifferentiated shock.

Objectives (Medical and CRM):

  • Recognize a potentially unstable patient, move patient to appropriate location and initiate early management of shock.
  • Select appropriate investigations.
  • Generate an appropriate differential diagnosis of undifferentiated shock.
    • Hemodynamic- trauma/GI Bleed/GI losses.
    • Consider pregnancy in all females of childbearing age.


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