hypovolaemic


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Adj.1.hypovolaemic - of or relating to a decrease in the volume of circulating blood
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Notably, a SATS score of red or orange does not necessarily correlate with injury severity; a physiologically unstable patient may rapidly become physiologically stable after treatment of their underlying condition (such as correction of hypovolaemic shock), which may account for many of the 10% of victims of major trauma in this study who were discharged directly home from the ED.
Pulse oximetry requires adequate peripheral perfusion, and is of limited utility in shocked, hypovolaemic and vasoconstricted patients.
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.
7] Common causes of death include septic shock, hypovolaemic shock, acute renal failure and fulminant hepatitis.
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.
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).
Immediate application of improvised pelvic binder as first step in extended resuscitation from life-threatening hypovolaemic shock in conscious patients with unstable pelvic injuries.
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.