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  MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Shock
Shock is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body is not getting enough blood flow.
Shock is often associated with heavy external or internal bleeding from a serious injury.
Toxic shock syndrome is an example of a type of shock from an infection.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000039.htm   (0 words)

 Shock & Awe: Is Baghdad the Next Hiroshima?
He calls it “rapid dominance,” or “shock and awe.” The idea is to scare the enemy to death.
He once said it might be a good idea to use electromagnetic waves that attack peoples’ neurological systems, “to control the will and perception of adversaries, by applying a regime of shock and awe.
Ullman recently wrote that one way to “shock and awe” Saddam is to remind him that the U.S. has “certain weapons” that can destroy deeply buried facilities.
www.commondreams.org /views03/0127-08.htm   (0 words)

  Shock   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In hypovolemic shock, preload is decreased, afterload is increased, and the myocardial contractility remains normal.
In early septic shock, the preload and afterload are decreased, and the myocardial contractility is increased.
In late septic shock, the preload and afterload are increased and the myocardial contractility is decreased.
home.coqui.net /myrna/shock.htm   (2490 words)

 eMedicine - Shock : Article by Adam Schwarz, MD
The diagnosis of shock involves the clinical recognition that the body's tissues and cells are not receiving adequate delivery of oxygen and metabolic substrate.
A patient in shock produces lactic acid that results in a metabolic acidosis, which is typically detected by a decrease in serum bicarbonate.
Refractory shock: Shock persists despite goal-directed use of inotropic agents, vasopressors, vasodilators, and maintenance of metabolic (glucose and calcium) and hormonal (thyroid and hydrocortisone) homeostasis.
www.emedicine.com /ped/topic3047.htm   (7011 words)

The term may be applied to people recently suffering a dramatic event (such as a car collision), an altered level of concentration that results from receiving emotionally disturbing news (such as news of a loved one’s death), or the actual act of being shocked by electricity.
Shock occurs when the bloodstream is unable to provide enough nutrients to feed the cells of the body, effectively starving the cells.
It is easier to recognize shock when the body’s signs of shock are present, but the ability to resuscitate people in severe shock then becomes more challenging.
www.emedicinehealth.com /shock/article_em.htm   (221 words)

WNBA All-Access follows the defending champion Detroit Shock all season long.
Shock players and coaches will work to raise money for March of Dimes on 8/6.
A Shock fan gets her face painted before a recent home game.
www.wnba.com /shock   (0 words)

 Amazon.com: Shock: DVD: Vincent Price,Lynn Bari,Frank Latimore,Anabel Shaw,Stephen Dunne,Reed Hadley,Renee ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shock is an enjoyable film noir that belongs in a subgenre--let's call it the psychoanalytic murder melodrama--which flourished after the success of Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound.
Anyway, while anxiously awaiting the arrival of husband (two years is a long time to go without any action, and I should know), Janet witnesses a murder from her balcony as a man across the way bludgeons his wife to death during a heated argument.
When Paul finally arrives, he finds his wife in a state of shock, unable to move or speak, presumably brought on by that which she witnessed earlier.
www.amazon.com /Shock-Vincent-Price/dp/B00005OSKV   (2075 words)

 Shock: First aid - MayoClinic.com
Shock may result from trauma, heatstroke, allergic reactions, severe infection, poisoning or other causes.
Breathing may be slow and shallow, or hyperventilation (rapid or deep breathing) may occur.
Shock sometimes causes a person to become overly excited and anxious.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/first-aid-shock/FA00056   (284 words)

 Shock-Topic Overview
Shock may develop as the result of sudden illness or injury, or bleeding.
Sometimes even a mild injury will lead to shock.
If a person develops signs of shock, call 911 or other emergency services and begin home treatment immediately.
www.webmd.com /a-to-z-guides/Shock-Topic-Overview   (168 words)

And to demonstrate the effectiveness of the explosive, he had two mini robots, safely inside a chemical fume hood, move away from one another only to have their proximity detectors detonate the explosive.
Kafka christened his warped invention as "B shock".
No doubt this is a jab at those over-engineered Casio "G-Shock" watches that weekend athletes seem to buy in large numbers.
www.artistic-inks.net /manga/newmanga/b-shock.htm   (0 words)

 Shock Absorbing Casters and Wheels Information | Business.com
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 Shock (1946)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Janet Stewart (Anabel Shaw) checks into a hotel at night and waits for the return of her GI husband.
While in her room she sees a woman being murdered and sinks into a state of comatose shock.
Moody B picture visuals and the usual tinny music give this minor film a sense of space and time but overall 'Shock' is a bore which outstays its welcome.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0038937   (340 words)

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