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NOTICE: This condition is a medical emergency. Call 911 for immediate care.

Overview

Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pump sufficient blood to your b[read article]

Tests for Hypovolemic Shock

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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
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Electrolyte Panel
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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Blood Type and Cross
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Medical Procedures for Hypovolemic Shock

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Administration of Intravenous Fluids
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Mechanical Ventilation
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Surgical Procedures for Hypovolemic Shock

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Control of Hemorrhage
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Self Care for Hypovolemic Shock

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Elevation of Leg
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