Hypovolemic shock: an overview.


Resuscitation of major trauma victims suffering from shock remains a challenge for trauma systems and trauma centers. Rapid identification, and ensuring correct, aggressive treatment, are necessary for patient survival. This article discusses shock encountered in trauma victims: hypovolemic, cardiogenic, obstructive, and distributive shock. Emphasis is… (More)


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@article{Kelley2005HypovolemicSA, title={Hypovolemic shock: an overview.}, author={Dorothy M Kelley}, journal={Critical care nursing quarterly}, year={2005}, volume={28 1}, pages={2-19; quiz 20-1} }