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Obstructive Shock: Causes, Signs and Symptoms, & First Aid Management

Obstructive shock is a medical emergency that occurs due to mechanical problems that averts diastolic filling resulting to decreased cardiac output. Obstructive shock is a medical emergency that occurs to mechanical problems that avoids diastolic filling from occurring. This means that despite normal intravascular volume and myocardial function (heart pumping well), there are physical changes …

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First Aid for Heat Exhaustion

First Aid for Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion is a major syndrome related to heat which is often followed by a mild heat cramp and eventually results in a life-threatening heatstroke that may cause major symptoms such as confusion, nausea, coma and even death. Signs of symptoms may occur suddenly, often during strenuous exercises, heavy¬†labour¬†under the sun, insufficient salt and fluid …

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