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Clinical signs of hypovolaemic shock

Clinical signs of hypovolaemic shock

Clinical signs of hypovolaemic shock Hypovolaemic shock is divided into four classes of severity, depending on blood loss and clinical signs. Classes 3 and 4 are associated with a mortality of approximately 30 per cent. Shock is a clinical diagnosis. Clinical signs are often non-specific, varying according to the amount of blood lost, the age […]

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Categories of shock

Categories of shock

Categories of shock : Hypovolaemic shock Usually secondary to rapid blood loss Cardiogenic shock Usually due to acute myocardial infarction (MI) with at least 40% damage or death of left ventricle Majority of patients have had previous MI with associated stenosis of all main coronary vessels Septic shock Divided into hyperdynamic (warm) and hypodynamic (cold) […]

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