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Table 1 Nonspecific clinical signs of cardiogenic shock in children

From: Experts’ recommendations for the management of cardiogenic shock in children

General Default weight gain, asthenia
Whiteness, sweating (diaphoresis) marbling ends
Hemodynamics Tachycardia, edema
Decreased peripheral pulses
Heart murmur, gallop rhythm
Bradycardia, arrhythmia
Jugular turgor
Respiratory Polypnea or bradypnea; crackles
Cyanosis of the extremities or peri-oral
Neurological Anxiety, restlessness
Confusion
Drowsiness
Convulsions
Coma
Digestive Hepatomegaly
Decreased transit
Food difficulties (polypnea, sweating during feeding)
Kidney Oliguria
Anuria