hypovolaemic


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of or relating to a decrease in the volume of circulating blood

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A pictorial review of hypovolaemic shock in adults.
She continued to lose vital fluids and electrolytes, and slipped into hypovolaemic shock.
Some animals will develop hypovolaemic shock secondary to internal blood loss, laceration of prolapsed organ or incarceration of abdominal organs (Potter, 2008).
7] Common causes of death include septic shock, hypovolaemic shock, acute renal failure and fulminant hepatitis.
In subjects that are not well hydrated and/or hypovolaemic, physiological mechanisms that aim at water and/or volume preservation are triggered, in particular, activation of the renin-angiotensin system and of vasopressin [47-49].
Hypertonic saline (HTS) is increasingly used rather than mannitol--it remains within the vascular compartment longer than mannitol and so is useful in treating the hypovolaemic patient.
In addition, this study excluded patients with vascular catheters (either tunnelled or non-tunnelled) to reduce the variable in the patients' hypovolaemic episodes.
However, it can cause cardiovascular depression and should be used with caution in patients who are hypotensive, hypovolaemic or haemodynamically unstable (17).
Two days later she presented as an emergency in hypovolaemic shock following a large volume haematemesis (haemoglobin of 40g/l).
3% (103\186) of those who had ultrasound scan done were seen later at the gynecological department with hypovolaemic shock as a result of ruptured ectopic pregnancy.
Large haemothoraces are treated with chest drainage and fluid resuscitation or blood transfusion in hypovolaemic patients (Ho & Gutierrez 2009).
Immediate application of improvised pelvic binder as first step in extended resuscitation from life-threatening hypovolaemic shock in conscious patients with unstable pelvic injuries.
Hematocrit in the studies of Thailand indicated that the mortality from DHF occurs as a result of hypovolaemic shock which is in turn; resulted from increased capillary permeability leading to raised haematocrit [1].
A post-mortem revealed three stab wounds to her abdomen and the cause of death was given as hypovolaemic shock, heart failure due to blood loss from the stab wounds.
It was used in trauma and emergency care, including the treatment of pelvic and lower limb fractures, hypovolaemic shock, septic shock, control of intra-abdominal pelvic and upper leg haemorrhage, and gynaecological and obstetric haemorrhage.