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hypovolemia

[‚hī·pō‚vä′lē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Low blood volume.
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Additional types of drugs, including uterotonics, oxygen and other emergency medications used for the treatment of abortion complications, such as septic shock, hypovolemic shock, infections and repair of uterine perforation, were estimated separately.
Then answer some questions about the case study as it relates to critical thinking, critical thinking strategies, hypovolemic nursing and congestive nursing failure.
He was also in early hypovolemic shock because of pleural effusion, hematidrosis, hemorrhaging from His wounds, vomiting, and diaphoresis.
4-7) Some clinicians recommend the administration of one to 2 liters of crystalloid fluid resuscitation for patients in hypovolemic shock.
Particularly if their glucose levels are not well controlled, they also may become fluid depleted and hypovolemic during periods of concurrent high temperature and high ozone concentrations.
In case of hepatothorax, hypovolemic shock can occur, because of possible kinking of the inferior vena cava with obstruction of the blood.
Effects of polygeline and hydroxyethyl starch solutions on liver functions assessed with LIMON in hypovolemic patients.
These patients typically present with a number of symptoms ranging from pain to hypovolemic shock to death.
Additionally, investigation into the precision of a larger number of measurements in conscious birds taken within the same cuff placement episode may be of clinical interest in relation to the treatment of hypovolemic shock and in further understanding the cardiovascular effects of handling and restraint on indirect blood pressure measurements.
He said: "The death was caused by the failure to treat hypovolemic shock [shock caused by blood loss].