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- n. The presence of blood in the peritoneal cavity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Effusion of blood into the peritoneal cavity.
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Hick JL, Rodgerson JD, Heegaard WG, Sterner S. Vital signs fail to correlate with hemoperitoneum from ruptured ectopic pregnancy.
Slide 7: Hemorrhagic - tra uma, GIT bleeding, hemothx, hemoperitoneum etc.
12 Studies have also challenged the concept that tachycardia is a reliable indicator of shock in patients with hemoperitoneum; one found that ruptured ectopic pregnancy patients with normal vital signs had a 20\% chance of having lost greater than 40\% of their blood volume.