hypovolemic shock


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hypovolemic shock

[¦hī·pō‚vä¦lē·mik ′shäk]
(medicine)
Shock caused by reduced blood volume which may be due to loss of blood or plasma as in burns, the crush syndrome, perforating gastrointestinal wounds, or other trauma. Also known as wound shock.
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had a similar patient as in our case who was admitted to the emergency obstetrical room in a state of hypovolemic shock.
In the current case, different from others in literature, fluid resuscitation was quickly applied because of low arterial blood pressure measurements due to hypovolemic shock before being taken for surgery, normal values were reached, and, throughout the 4-hour operation, the patient was monitored as normotensive.
In the patients with acute massive blood loss, it is necessary to take urgent measures during transport (surgical hemostasis, intravenous solutions infusion and oxygen administration) in order to maintain intravascular volume and prevent the development of irreversible hypovolemic shock [1, 4, 16].
Three hours after the puncture, the patient was transferred to the operating room with a diagnosis of haemorrhagic hypovolemic shock, on high-dose vasoactive drugs.
Among the maternal complications; surgical and anesthesia complications were found in 2 (4%) cases, postpartum sepsis in 4 (8%), hypovolemic shock in 15 (30%), placenta accreta recorded in 2 (4%) cases, postpartum hemorrhage in 14 (28%) patients.
A meta-analysis of Wunderlich syndrome treatments showed that 83% of patients presented with acute onset of flank pain, 19% had hematuria, and 11% had symptoms and signs of hypovolemic shock.
Typically, EVD leads to rapid suppression of the immune system, triggering systemic inflammatory response causing impaired vascular, coagulation and immune systems functioning, resulting in multiple organ failure, hypovolemic shock and death.
The garment applies pressure that forces blood to vital organs and helps prevent hypovolemic shock caused by blood loss.
6%) cases, hypovolemic shock due to rupture of gestation was the presenting feature.
Afterwards, the patient was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for management of hypothermia, hypovolemic shock, and postoperative care.
Three patients who received the high-dose vaccine had serious adverse events considered to be related to vaccination: One developed cranial-nerve VI palsy the day after the injection; one developed hypovolemic shock from diarrhea that started the day after the injection; and one developed acute disseminated encephalomyelitis that began 117 days after vaccination.
The patient could have been diagnosed as in class II hypovolemic shock by her medical and surgical history, clinical examination and laboratory evaluation.