hemoperitoneum love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The presence of blood in the peritoneal cavity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Effusion of blood into the peritoneal cavity.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Hick JL, Rodgerson JD, Heegaard WG, Sterner S. Vital signs fail to correlate with hemoperitoneum from ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

    EMSResponder.com: Top EMS News

  • Slide 7:  Hemorrhagic - tra uma, GIT bleeding, hemothx, hemoperitoneum etc.

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows

  • 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.

    EMSResponder.com: Top EMS News

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.