shock

Condition associated with circulatory collapse - a result either of blood loss, bacteraemia, an anaphylactic reaction, or emotional stress.

Shock

[journal] Shock: Injury, Inflammation, and Sepsis: Laboratory and Clinical Approaches (ISSN:1073-2322) is the official journal of the Shock Society, the European Shock Society, the Indonesian Shock Society, the International Federation of Shock Societies, and the Official and International Journal of the Japan Shock Society. The journal pub...
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Shock

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shock

a state of reduced tissue perfusion, usually due to a fall in blood pressure secondary to hypovolaemia, overwhelming sepsis (gram negative shock, or “red” shock), or allergic anaphylaxis
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Shock

[physiological] This category includes wheelchair fencers at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia. == See also == ...
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Shock

Any unforeseen or unanticipated event or occurrence that impinges on the normal working of an economic system.
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Shock

A physical state often caused by severe injury, and characterized by depressed physical response (blood pressure, heart rate, etc.).
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shock

[n] - (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells 2. [n] - a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry 3. [n] - a bushy thick mass (especially hair) 4. [n] - an instance of agitation of the earth`s crust 5. [n] - an unpleasant or disappointing surprise 6. [n] ...
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shock

Severe injury, blood loss, or disease can cause the blood flow to the body's tissue to be reduced, and a person may then go into shock. The state is characterised by clammy, cold skin, a weak pulse, and very low blood pressure.
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Shock

A state of reduced tissue perfusion, usually due to a fall in blood pressure secondary to hypovolaemia, overwhelming sepsis (gram negative shock, or “red� shock), or allergic anaphylaxis
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Shock

Swimming pool chemistry: As a noun it loosely describes the products used in shocking, such as hypochlorites, potassium permonysulfate or hydrogen peroxide. As a verb it describes the act of bringing the sanitizer level up so high that breakpoint chlorination is reached. When breakpoint is reached, a 'shock' or perhaps a 'lightning bolt' is a bette...
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Shock

a reduced flow of blood throughout the body, usually caused by severe bleeding or a weak heart; without treatment, can lead to a collapse, coma, and death
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Shock

Shock is a short-term state of body weakness that usually happens after an accident of injury, caused when there is an insufficient supply of oxygen to the body.
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Shock

A condition, where the blood pressure falls so low that the blood supply to vital organs is threatened. Shock can be caused by severe injury with loss of blood, heart attack, severe allergic reaction and some infections.
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Shock

Our Shock Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Shock Shock: In medicine, shock is a critical condition brought on by a sudden drop in blood flow through the body. There is failure of the circulatory system to maintain adequate blood flow. This sharply curtails the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to vital org...
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Shock

Shock noun [ Middle English schokke ; confer OD schocke , German schock a heap, quantity, threescore, Middle High German schoc , Swedish skok , and also German hocke a heap of hay, Lithuanian kugis .] 1. A pile or assemblage of sheaves of grai...
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Shock

Shock transitive verb To collect, or make up, into a shock or shocks; to stook; as, to shock rye.
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Shock

Shock intransitive verb To be occupied with making shocks. « Reap well, scatter not, gather clean that is shorn, Bind fast, shock apace.» Tusser.
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Shock

Shock adjective Bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair. « His red shock peruke . . . was laid aside.» Sir W. Scott.
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shock

1. <psychiatry> A sudden disturbance of mental equilibrium. ... 2. <cardiology> A condition of profound haemodynamic and metabolic disturbance characterised by failure of the circulatory system to maintain adequate perfusion of vital organs, it may result from inadequate blood volume (hypovolaemic shock), inadequate cardiac function (ca...
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shock

seismic disturbance noun an instance of agitation of the earth`s crust; `the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch`
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shock

floor verb surprise greatly; knock someone`s socks off; `I was floored when I heard that I was promoted`
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shock

(shok) a sudden disturbance of mental equilibrium. a condition of acute peripheral circulatory failure due to derangement of circulatory control or loss of circulating fluid. It is marked by hypotension and coldness of the skin, and often by tachycardia and anxiety. The five main types of shock are anaphyl...
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Shock

• (v. t.) To subject to the action of an electrical discharge so as to cause a more or less violent depression or commotion of the nervous system. • (a.) Bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair. • (v.) To strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust; to cause to recoil; as, his violence shocked his associates. • (n.) A dog with long...
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shock

in physiology, failure of the circulatory system to supply sufficient blood to peripheral tissues to meet basic metabolic requirements for oxygen and ... [8 related articles]
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