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UNLABELLED Patients with essential hypertension (EH) have higher mortality rates from hemorrhage. How the complex physiologic changes seen in EH affect the response to uncontrolled hemorrhage has yet to be adequately described. OBJECTIVE To test the null hypothesis that there would be no difference in the hemorrhage volumes and hemodynamic responses to(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES A commonly held belief is that the blunted hemodynamic response to hemorrhage observed in pregnant women is secondary to expanded blood volume. In addition to increased blood volume, pregnancy is also a vasodilated state. Vasodilatation may have deleterious effects on the response to hemorrhage by inhibiting central blood shunting after(More)
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