Caregiver is concerned that if the Care recipient (cr) goes into shock it may be difficult to recognize the signs and symptoms

Try: Look for the following signs and symptoms of shock in its various forms mild shock fast pulse pale cold and clammy skin confusion and inability to answer simple questions severe shock barely detectable pulse losing consciousness allergic shock fast pulse warm and flushed skin

Materials: n/a

Categories: Medical Physical

Information: Shock can be fatal and needs to be treated immediately

References: Adapted from information found in the new family medical guide edited by edwin kiester jr

Keywords: Cpr first aid shock

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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