hypovolemia hypovolemia


  • (n) a blood disorder consisting of a decrease in the volume of circulating blood


  • Study compares risk of death of fluid replacement therapies for critically ill patients

    ( The JAMA Network Journals ) "In conclusion, among ICU patients with hypovolemia, the use of colloids compared with crystalloids did not result in a significant difference in 28-day mortality. Although 90-day mortality was lower among patients receiving colloids, this finding should be considered exploratory and requires further study before reaching conclusions about efficacy," the authors ...
    on October 9, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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furtive furtive
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