Understanding shock in children

Mike Stephenson*

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Understanding the five classifications of shock and their effect on the child's circulation supports nurses in playing a vital role in identifying the child in shock. Accurate assessment and physiological monitoring allows the nurse to recognise the underlying cause and initiate an appropriate intervention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)350-352
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Issue number6
Early online date24 Mar 2020
Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2020


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