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What are signs of shock in a person with a broken hip?

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Someone in shock may have these symptoms:

  • Pale, clammy skin
  • Glazed eyes
  • Sweating
  • Rapid and shallow breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting

SOURCES:

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Hip Fractures.”

EMSA First Aid: “Broken Bones.”

Subbarao, I. , Random House Reference, 2009. AMA Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care

Fermie, P. Lorenz Books, 2005. The Illustrated Practical Book of First Aid & Family Health,

Sanford Health: "Hip Fracture."

Broken Hip Information from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on October 16, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Hip Fractures.”

EMSA First Aid: “Broken Bones.”

Subbarao, I. , Random House Reference, 2009. AMA Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care

Fermie, P. Lorenz Books, 2005. The Illustrated Practical Book of First Aid & Family Health,

Sanford Health: "Hip Fracture."

Broken Hip Information from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on October 16, 2019

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