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Toxic shock syndrome -

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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First aid for shock

Managing shock and identifying the signs and symptoms.

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Shock - physical - Farmer Health | Farmer Health

Medical shock is caused by not having enough blood circulating around your body. The lack of blood circulation caused by shock is a life-threatening medical emergency. Some of the many causes of medical shock include uncontrolled bleeding, severe burns, dehydration,...

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

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EpiPen | myVMC

EpiPen is used to treat severe allergic reactions such as anaphylactic shock, life-threatening angioedema and bronchospasm. It contains adrenaline.

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Ephedrine Sulfate Injection (DBL) | myVMC

Ephedrine sulfate causes the release of noradrenaline to treat shock after failure to respond to fluid replacement, hypotension and bronchospasm.

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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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Swearing: toddlers and preschoolers | Raising Children Network

It can be quite a shock when you first hear your child swear. Heres a practical guide to childrens swearing, including how to handle swearing.

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