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Can shock be prevented?

Learning how to prevent dehydration, heart disease, toxic poisoning, and other causes of shock will help to prevent it. Avoiding falls and injuries that lead to low blood pressure, blood loss, or spinal cord injury will help you to avoid shock. Treating the earliest symptoms of shock can help to prevent serious organ malfunction and complications that may arise from shock.

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