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Shock

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Toxic shock syndrome - myDr.com.au

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but serious illness caused by some types of the bacterium Staphylococcus and often associated with tampon use.

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Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) - Better Health Channel

If you think you could have toxic shock syndrome, stop using tampons immediately and go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital.

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On the road again | At Ease

In early 2008, I was diagnosed with a very serious illness called Group A Streptococcus (GAS) Toxic Shock Syndrome Multi-organ Failure in which I was given a 10% survival rate.

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First aid for shock

Managing shock and identifying the signs and symptoms.

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Electric shock - Better Health Channel

Always disconnect the power supply before trying to help a victim of electric shock.

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Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) - including symptoms, treatment and prevention :: SA Health

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Shock - physical | National Centre for Farmer Health

Medical shock is caused by not having enough blood circulating around your body.Reduced blood pressure decreases the flow of oxygen to vital organs and, unless attended to, is a life-threatening medical emergency. In an emergency always dial 000. Read more...

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Tips For Visiting People In Hospital - CanTeen

Most people feel shocked and helpless when they hear that someone close is in hospital. Here are some tips for visiting people in hospital.

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Serious and chronic illness | ReachOut Australia

Being diagnosed with a medical problem can be a shock, especially when it's something serious. It's perfectly normal to feel frustrated or upset.

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Have you been bereaved by suicide? | SuicideLine

Bereavement after a suicide can often be very complicated. In addition to grief, people bereaved by suicide can experience shock, guilt, anger and social isolation.

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