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What are the tests for shock?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Clinical diagnosis

Low blood pressure, rapid thready pulse, peripheral vasoconstriction, cold clammy skin are usual manifestations of shock.
In septic shock the skin may be flushed rather than cold and clammy. No lab tests are needed for this diagnosis.

In brief: Clinical diagnosis

Low blood pressure, rapid thready pulse, peripheral vasoconstriction, cold clammy skin are usual manifestations of shock.
In septic shock the skin may be flushed rather than cold and clammy. No lab tests are needed for this diagnosis.
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