acute blood loss

Acute Blood Loss

A state of vascular instability caused by external or internal haemorrhage.
Clinical findings Supine tachycardia > 100/min, increased respiratory rate > 30/min, supine or postural hypotension
Management Fluid resuscitation, transfusion if needed.

acute blood loss

Internal medicine A state of vascular instability caused by external or internal hemorrhage Clinical Supine tachycardia > 100/min, ↑ pulse > 30/min, supine or postural hypotension. See Dehydration, Volume depletion.
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Acute blood loss and hemorrhagic shock can be seen in both birds and mammals as a consequence of trauma, internal bleeding associated with neoplasia or ulceration, or coagulopathies due to toxicoses or liver disease or after surgical interventions.
1c] results, such as any condition that shortens erythrocyte survival (recovery from acute blood loss, hemolytic anemia).
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