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Even if a victim's injuries aren't life-threatening, the victim can go into shock and die. Shock occurs when the victim's organs and tissues don't get enough blood or oxygen. The victim may be unconscious, but not always. Call for emergency help first, then follow these steps:
Francesca Torriani, MD
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology
UC San Diego | School of Medicine