hypovolaemic


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Adj.1.hypovolaemic - of or relating to a decrease in the volume of circulating blood
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Studies have indicated that changes in peripheral temperature have prognostic and diagnostic value in hypovolaemic and cardiogenic shock and can be used as a non-invasive guide to adequacy of haemodynamic status.
They died in the intensive care unit (ICU) from hypovolaemic shock, subsequent disseminated intravascular coagulation and multi-organ failure-secondary to placenta praevia (n=1), PPH at caesarean section for fetal distress and cephalopelvic disproportion (with no other risk factors, n=2), and caesarean section for abruptio placentae (n=1).
The initial impression was that of ovarian torsion/haemorrhagic ovarian cyst/ruptured appendicitis with hypovolaemic shock.
4) Often trauma patients are haemodynamically unstable from hypovolaemic shock following an injury.
The halo sign and peripancreatic fluid: useful CT signs of hypovolaemic shock complex in adults.
The majority (62%, 32/52) of patients admitted with AGE were admitted due to hypovolaemic shock not responding to fluid resuscitation.
The ATLS([R]) classification of hypovolaemic shock: a well established teaching tool on the edge?
51 Sputum- Died at home positive cavitating PTB 27 None Died at home Age Cause of death Attributed to 46 Cardiorespiratory arrest Steroid secondary to adrenal crisis 26 Suspected acute Pancreatitis resulting Steroid in cardiorespiratory failure 45 Septicaemia Steroid 50 Pyothorax associated with PTB Steroid 45 Chronic adrenal suppression Steroid 23 Hypovolaemic shock secondary Steroid to hematemesis 51 Unknown Steroid 27 TB Steroid DM = Diabetes Mellitus, PTB = Pulmonary tuberculosis.
She had clinical and ultrasound features suggestive of hypovolaemic shock and intra-abdominal bleeding, and required an emergency laparotomy.
Anorexia and abdominal pain accompany these GI effects and the patient starts to suffer hypovolaemic shock, along with electrolyte deficits.
Even without a specific antiviral therapy, the treatment for hypovolaemic shock--which occurs when there isn't enough blood for the heart to pump through the body and is the end result of many infections caused by bacteria and some caused by haemorrhagic viruses--is aggressive fluid resuscitation.