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2. Cool and Clammy Skin

If you’ve seen any medical television shows, you might recall that the first thing emergency medical staff tend to do when a person goes into shock is cover them up. During a state of shock, decreased blood flow can cause the body temperature to drop. The affected person's skin may become cool and clammy to the touch. Keeping him or her warm will help retain essential body heat.

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