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Shock (circulatory) facts for kids

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A person is in shock when blood is not sufficient to bring oxygen to the brain. The shock is progressive and can be deadly if it is not quickly made well.

The normal first aid action is the Trendelenburg position, the person is lying face upward, with his legs lifted. The blood is forced to flow to the brain.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Choque circulatorio para niños

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