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Shock position

Beverly Crusher in shock position

Shock was a medical condition where insufficient blood flow reached the body tissues. It could often be caused by extreme stress, or a recent traumatic incident.

In 2266, an Alfa 177 canine died of apparent shock at the terror of being reintegrated as a whole animal, having previously been split into two distinct halves. However, Spock was not prepared to rule out the cause of death as a transporter malfunction. (TOS: "The Enemy Within")

In 2267, Lieutenant Harold was found in a state of shock on Cestus III following a Gorn attack. (TOS: "Arena")

Later that year, Scotty was in severe shock after being struck down with a bolt of lightning by Apollo. (TOS: "Who Mourns for Adonais?")

Soon after, Commodore Matt Decker was found a state of shock aboard his stricken vessel, the USS Constellation. (TOS: "The Doomsday Machine")

A few weeks later, Christine Chapel was in shock after being incapacitated by Nomad. (TOS: "The Changeling")

In 2268, Doctor Leonard McCoy noted in his log that Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise went into shock after being attacked by Mugato. McCoy's treatment was to keep the captain warm until Tyree returned. (TOS: "A Private Little War")

Later that year, the Beta XII-A entity caused a number of injuries among the Enterprise crew including shock to be healed, so that the fighting with the Klingons could continue. (TOS: "Day of the Dove")

In 2364, Doctor Beverly Crusher diagnosed herself as going into shock following an 11.75 meter drop into an underground structure on Minos. (TNG: "The Arsenal of Freedom")

In 2365, Vaatrik Pallra told Odo that she had not cried over her husband's death because of shock. (DS9: "Necessary Evil")

In 2370, Garak went into a state of extreme shock aboard Deep Space 9 while recanting a horrifying (but at least partially false) story about interrogating young Bajorans during the occupation and his subsequent exile from Cardassia. (DS9: "The Wire")

In 2371, Chakotay believed that Neelix entered shock following the removal of his lungs. (VOY: "Phage")

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