hypovolemic shock


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Noun1.hypovolemic shock - shock caused by severe blood or fluid loss
shock - (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor; "loss of blood is an important cause of shock"
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The products avoid occurrence of hypovolemic shock, thrombocytopenia, blood transfusions, and increase in post-operative complications.
A post-mortem revealed that he had suffered a severed duodenum, which caused peritonitis and hypovolemic shock.
A loss of enough fluid can cause life-threatening shock due to a low blood volume (hypovolemic shock) due to a drop in blood pressure and low oxygen levels (from a reduced oxygencarrying capacity of the increasingly thickened blood).
More specifically, the immediate cause of death was hypovolemic shock as a result of massive bleeding within the abdomen.
Patients with supralevator hematomas and abdominal pain may quickly develop a hypovolemic shock. This condition should always be considered in case of symptomatic patients without uterine atony.
[2] In developing countries hypovolemic shock especially that associated with acute diarrheal diseases is one of the leading causes of shock.
Patients classically presented with acute flank pain, flank mass, and hypovolemic shock, collectively known as Lenk's triad (2).
Hypovolemic shock is when large amounts of blood are lost, causing low blood pressure and poor oxygenation of the body's tissues.
She suffered hypovolemic shock, cardiac arrest and died, he said.
However, with higher incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease and proliferation of assisted reproductive technologies, the incidence has increased >20 times.[1] HP is rarely encountered, and the presence of intrauterine pregnancy often impedes the diagnosis and early intervention for the ectopic pregnancy.[2] Clinical features of HP vary from asymptomatic, severe abdominal pain to hypovolemic shock.
Compared with the group receiving standard management alone, the women who received standard management plus the NASG device had a nonsignificant reduction in maternal mortality (odds ratio, 0.54; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.14-2.05; P = .37) and a significandy more rapid recovery from hypovolemic shock (hazard ratio, 1.25; 95% CI, 1.02-1.52; P = .03).