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why would females be more tolerable to hemorrhagic shock than males?

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Dr. Michael Taylor
21 years experience Critical Care
Estrogen, maybe: It seems that estrogen may affect the body's response to hemorrhagic shock. Research is being done to try to find out whether or not giving estrogen to a patient in hemorrhagic shock is helpful.
Answered on May 14, 2014
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