A 44-year-old member asked:
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how do you treat hypovolemic shock?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
LOTS OF IV FLUIDS: Blood products if due to blood loss.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hypovolemic shock: Replacing the deficits, such as blood or fluids.
Answered on Mar 5, 2013
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