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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HES solutions for infusion are used for the management of hypovolaemia (low blood volume) caused by acute blood loss, where treatment with alternative infusion solutions known as crystalloids alone is not considered to be sufficient.
Elevated platelet values can be caused by certain malignancies, acute blood loss, autoimmune disease, and acute infection.
Indications for transfusion include symptomatic anaemia (causing shortness of breath, dizziness, congestive heart failure, and decreased exercise tolerance), acute sickle cell crisis, and acute blood loss of more than 30 percent of blood volume.
The common indications for transfusion of packed red cells being acute blood loss.
6) But when the quantification of blood loss was not available, we validated with the presence or absence of perioperative codes for acute blood loss anemia, postoperative shock, hemorrhage, and use of blood products.
Its indications are specific; these include anemia and acute blood loss more than 20% to 30% of total blood volume4.
Further need to continue vasopressors/inotropes was abandoned as blood pressures (BP) was maintained in normal range and the reason for sudden hypotension and cardiac arrest at that time was thought to be acute blood loss in the drain.
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).
This understanding may ultimately help us to devise new therapies for conditions that lead to abnormal RBC counts, such as hemolytic anemia, polycythemia vera, and acute blood loss, plus aid recovery from chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation.
Sudden acute blood loss, such as that which occurs with severe trauma or arterial bleeding, is totally different.
Changes in the structure of protective barriers of the brain with a combination of acute blood loss with intoxication of alcohol and drugs have not been studied yet.

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