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Physiology of shock and volume resuscitation

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Haemorrhagic and severe hypovolaemic shock can be rapidly fatal unless identified and resuscitated quickly. Monitoring of haemodynamic and cellular end points is crucial in guiding treatment and improving outcomes. This review therefore focuses on the pathophysiology of hypovolaemic shock, volume resuscitation, haemostasis and approaches to management. Fluid resuscitation saves lives but considerable debate remains regarding the ideal fluid type and strategy to use. Blood transfusion is also ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.mpsur.2013.08.012

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Surgery (United Kingdom) Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
11
Pages:
545-551
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1878-1764
ISSN:
0263-9319
URN:
uuid:53a32b98-2492-4e8a-bf49-80b1fe0a534a
Source identifiers:
436618
Local pid:
pubs:436618

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