Cardiogenic shock is based upon an inadequate circulation of blood due to primary failure of the ventricles of the heart to function effectively. by Irwin and Rippe, Fifth Edition (2003), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ISBN 0-7817-3548-3

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... Cardiogenic shock is a state in which the heart has been damaged so much that it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. ...
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