blood loss severity

blood loss severity

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the severity of internal or external bleeding/hemorrhage. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Madhava Karunarathna, MD, an OB/GYN at Balangoda Hospital in Sri Lanka, stated: "In cases of severe hemorrhaging during and after childbirth, SpHb has enabled us to immediately identify and continuously assess blood loss severity to better manage internal bleeding, prevent overloading of fluid, and decrease maternal death.