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Shock may refer to:

Medical conditions

Other meanings


  • Aaron Schock, member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 18th district of Illinois

Arts and entertainment

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Shock"
  • All pages with titles containing "Shock"
  • Shack
  • Shake

Study guide

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From Wikiversity

Shock refers to a condition in which there is decreased oxygen delivered to cells. Lack of oxygen delivery may be due to several conditions such as hypovolemia, bleeding diatheses, cardiac failure, neurogenic disturbances and anaphylactic response. Main changes in shock are observed in the cardiovascular, renal and central nervous systems. Initial efforts are in compensation for the reduced oxygen levels. It can be treated, but if not treated rapidly, it may lead to death in a couple of minutes.

Shock briefly refers to a condition in which decreased oxygen delivery the cells is observed. LAck of oxygen delivery may be due to several conditions such as hipovolemia, bleeding, cardiac failure, neurogenic disturbances and allergy. Main changes in shock are observed in the cardiovasculary system, kidneys and cental nervous system. Initial efforts are to compansate the oxygen lack.

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Simple English

Shock may refer to:


Medical conditions

  • Shock (circulatory), a circulatory medical emergency
  • Acute stress reaction, often termed 'shock' by laypersons, a psychological condition in response to terrifying events
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder, a long-term complication of acute stress reaction

Other meanings

  • Shock (economics), an unexpected or unpredictable event that affects an economy
  • Shocks (Image Processing)
  • Electric shock
  • Shock (mechanics)
    • short for "Shock absorber"
    • Shock wave, one example being a sonic boom
  • Shock site, a website that is intended to be offensive or shocking to most viewers
  • Shock tactics, a close quarter battle tactic, usually done by specially trained shock troops.
  • Shock troops, troops trained for shock tactics, usually heavy cavalry or infantry
  • The Detroit Shock, a professional women's basketball team
  • Shock (Cooking Technique), to quickly stop the cooking process of blanched items by plunging them in ice water.

Last names

In the arts

  • Shock (troupe), a rock/mime/burlesque/music troupe
  • Shock (1946 film), a movie starring Vincent Price
  • Shock (1977 film), a 1977 Italian film
  • Shock (novel), a 2001 book by Robin Cook
  • Shock (2004 film), a 2004 Tamil film starring Prashanth Thyagarajan
  • Shock (2006 film), a 2006 Telugu film
  • The Shock (1923 film), a 1923 silent film
  • Shock Records, an Australian record label

Other pages

  • Culture shock
  • Future shock
  • Sticker shock
  • Combat stress reaction, or "shell shock"

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