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  • adj. Alternative form of hypovolemic.

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  • adj. of or relating to a decrease in the volume of circulating blood


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  • Haemorrhage causes early deaths, and the associated hypovolaemic shock leads to secondary brain injury and contributes to late death from multiorgan failure. 1 Early management is focused on resuscitation and the diagnosis and treatment of life threatening

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  • "Two of the patients died from hypovolaemic shock and renal failure.

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