A 38-year-old member asked:
what is the difference between shock and a coma?
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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered
51 years experience Neurology
As follows: Shock is usually a diffuse dysfunction in bodily organ systems due to vascular collapse, associated with low blood sugar or low blood pressure, and secondary complications. Coma merely implicates loss of consciousness and lack of responsivity to stimuli, and can be caused by mainly disorders, including trauma.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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