Shock is the failure of the cardiovascular system to keep adequate blood circulating to the vital organs of the body.
Symptoms can be confusion, accelerated or slowed pulse rate, trembling, weakness in the arms and legs, pale or clammy skin, pale or blush lips, and enlarged pupils.
When treating for shock keep person laying down, maintain body temperature, and elevate their feet above their heart (helps return blood to heart). NEVER give a person in shock food or water. 3. Treat for Shock