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Shock

shock

1. (Science: psychiatry) A sudden disturbance of mental equilibrium.

2. (Science: cardiology) A condition of profound haemodynamic and metabolic disturbance characterised by failure of the circulatory system to maintain adequate perfusion of vital organs, it may result from inadequate blood volume (hypovolaemic shock), inadequate cardiac function (cardiogenic shock) or inadequate vasomotor tone (neurogenic shock, septic shock).


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Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... physiological sense to me. Strong emotions are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. They always work best if the shock is unexpected and happens quickly. The physiology of fight flight reaction is very old and I do not think that this could be affected in any meaningful ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Newbie question about the first life

... in the atmosphere (lightning) helped to put together (also UV radiation, radiation issuing from radioactive elements in exposed rocks and shock waves caused by lightning and meteors, but to a much lesser extent). Monomers started to come together and assemble polymers. These were 1) nucleic ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Re: A dilution question about RNA

Why, for God's sake would you make a DNase treatment in 1ml??? :shock: You would take around 30 ul of your RNA (100ug / 3.3ug/ul), add the DNase worth few tens of bucks at least, 100 ul of 10x buffer and water up to 1 ml.

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:31 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A dilution question about RNA
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Views: 299

Re: Re:

... be hospitalized by now as those cases can be life-threatening. The symptoms include high fever and pains, petechiae, feeling unwell in general, shock, loss of consciousness and so forth. I read that some cases can be asymptomatic, but perhaps something in between is unlikely? Interestingly, ...

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by snowathlete
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:57 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Views: 3425

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... be hospitalized by now as those cases can be life-threatening. The symptoms include high fever and pains, petechiae, feeling unwell in general, shock, loss of consciousness and so forth. One other possibility occured to me, though: how was the blood sample taken? If it was a venous blood sample ...

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by biohazard
Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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