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Shock

Helen Hand Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield

Shock is a life-threatening condition and to provide the best treatment, nursing care needs to focus on the cause of shock. Different types of shock and their causes are discussed to provide a better understanding of the nursing priorities involved.

Nursing Standard. 15, 48, 45-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2001.08.15.48.45.c3072

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This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Correspondence

h.e.hand@sheffield.ac.uk

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