Circulation and Shock


Upon completion of this chapter candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to apply the principles of Immediate Care in Rugby to an injured, shocked player.

  1. Understand the definition and causes of shock including non-haemorrhagic as well haemorrhagic causes.
  2. Develop knowledge and skills of recognising the shocked player.
  3. Understand the areas and organs of the injured player that may result in haemorrhage shock
  4. Develop knowledge and skills of managing the shocked player.
  5. Understand the importance of re-evaluation of the shocked player after any intervention