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How do doctors know if you're knocked out cold

This answer is from Larry, and no, he's not a doctor.

To say that someone is "knocked out cold" really means they were "knocked unconscious".

The way the doctor would find out if someone is unconscious is to look for the following symptoms:

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person is not moving,

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no response to questions

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no response to physical pain

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slow breathing and rapid heart beat

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sometimes the skin is cold and damp

A doctor will sometimes give the patient a small pinch to see if the person is not feeling pain.

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How do doctors know if you're knocked out cold

Stefan Ludin, Room 3, Miss Cowan

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