ORGAN FAILURESYMTOMS OF SYSTEM FAILURE:
Organ failure can be graded according to the severity of symptoms.
NERVOUS SYSTEM FAILURE: causes loss of consciousness.
Drowsy & Sleepy:
Stupor: Sleeping but can be aroused
Coma: Cannot be aroused except by Pain
CARDIAC FAILURE: New York Heart Association- Dyspnoea On Exertion causes breathlessness on exertion.
Breathless on slope
Breathless on flat ground
Breathless indoor in daily activity
Breathless at rest
RESPIRATORY FAILURE: causes breathlessness at rest.
Breathless but can speak in 1 line
Breathless but cannot speak in 1 line
Pulse 120, Blue or disoriented
CIRCULATORY FAILURE: causes fall in BP.
Dehydration but no fall in BP
Dehydration & Fall in BP
Fall in BP, rise HR, fall in Urine output & Cold hands & feet
Cyanosis, Disorientation & organ failure