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what is the definition or description of: hemorrhagic shock?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hemorrhagic shock: or hypovolemic shock is the result of losing > 20% of thd body's volume of blood due to hemorrhage. Inadequate oxygen/ nutrients will circulate to cells. REF: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/432650-overview
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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