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Case Study: Septic Shock

Apply what you are learning in Human Anatomy & Physiology to a real-life clinical situation about an individual suffering from a septic shock. Recognize the symptoms. Reach a prognosis. Determine the appropriate course of treatment.

Case Study: Septic Shock


  • Define the term ischemia.
  • Describe the roles of cardiovascular control mechanisms.
  • Correlate the ischemia to the degradation of the cardiovascular control system.
  • Understand the relationship between shock and specific outcomes.
  • Describe the factors that influence movement of fluid between compartments.

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