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PHILIPPINE NATIONAL RED CROSS SAFETY SERVICES

First Aid Visual Aids Shock

SHOCKIs a depressed condition of many body functions due to the failure of enough blood to circulate throughout the body following serious injury. Factors which contribute to Shock 1. 2. 3. 4. P Pain 5. E Exposure to extreme cold & R Rough handling excessive heat. I Improper transfer F - Fatigue 6. C Continuous bleeding

Dangers of Shock 1. Lead to death. 2. Predisposes body to infection. 3. Lead to loss of body part.

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PHILIPPINE NATIONAL RED CROSS SAFETY SERVICES

First Aid Visual Aids Shock

Signs and Symptoms of Shock

1. Early Stage: Face pale or cyanotic in color. Skin cold and clammy. Breathing irregular. Pulse rapid and weak. Nausea and vomiting Weakness Thirsty 2. Late Stage: If the condition deteriorates, victim may become apathetic or relatively unresponsive. Eyes will be sunken with vacant expression. Pupils are dilated. Blood vessels may be congested producing mottled appearances. Blood pressure has very low level. Unconscious may occur, body temperature falls.

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PHILIPPINE NATIONAL RED CROSS SAFETY SERVICES

First Aid Visual Aids Shock

First Aid Management of Shock 2. Proper Body Heat

1. Proper Body Position.

3. Proper Transfer

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