How is cardiogenic shock treated

How is cardiogenic shock treated? 

Cardiogenic shock should be treated with afterload reduction coupled with inotropic support. This can be achieved with low-dose epinephrine (0.05-0.3 μg/kg/minute) and the inodilators, milrinone or amrinone. 


Mtaweh H, Trakas EV, Su E, et al: Advances in monitoring and management of shock. Pediatr Clin North Am 2013;60(3):641-654.


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