hypovolemia

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hypovolemia

[‚hī·pō‚vä′lē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Low blood volume.
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As a final cause of death, hypovolaemic shock was associated with one-third of all CS deaths; this risk was almost five times higher than for vaginal delivery.
Children have a greater ability to compensate for trauma-related shock than adults, with hypotension appearing as a late sign of hypovolaemic shock.
Syncope, hypovolaemic shock and/or anaemia associated with abdominal or back pain are all possible presentations of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
Leg elevation redistributes more blood from the lower extremity into the central veins and is commonly used for hypovolaemic shock.
It may have escaped the attention of pharmacologists that the majority of patients with hypovolaemic shock are resuscitated not by anaesthetists but by front-line clinicians such as those mentioned above.
Hypovolaemic shock in paediatric patients may be difficult to appreciate.
Significant fluid loss due to vomiting and diarrhoea may lead to hypovolaemic shock (5).