SHOCK

SHOCK

 

 

Signs of SHOCK

 

 

* Pale ashen complexion

 

* Cold clammy skin

 

* Fast weak pulse

 

* Rapid shallow breathing

 

* Lower level of consciousness

 

* Nausea

 

* Low blood pressure

 

 

Treatment of SHOCK

 

 

* If possible treat the cause

 

* Summon medical aid

 

* Loosen tight clothing

 

* Comfortable position

 

* Consider raising legs ~ Not for cardiac cases

 

* Reassure

 

* Nil by mouth

 

 

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