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What Is A Common Abbreviation For Hypotension
Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more
Hypotension: Hypotension implies a decreased peripheral vascular resistance, decreased intravascular volume and/or inadequate cardiac force generation in systole. Normal pressure has adequate amounts of all these to result in a normal pressure range. Decrease in one or all contributes to hypotension. ...Read more
Arrhythmia: First you need to diagnose what the arrhythmia is and then try to determine what might be the cause in the patient. The treatment follows from the evaluation of the what and why of the abnormal rhythm. It may be necessary to see a cardiologist or a special cardiologist called electrophysiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bet: I'm not a pediatric or neonatal cardiologist, but i believe that the most common cause for an abnormal tachycardia would be a congenital accessory bypass tract that is either overt or concealed. (remember that all fetuses and babies have very rapid hr which is abnormal for older children but normal for them.). ...Read more
High Potassium: This is defined as a serum potassium level above 5.5 meq/l. The danger is in changing the resting membrane potential of the heart muscle cells, making them more easily excitable. This makes arrhythmias more likely. This is unlikely to happen unless the potassium is > 6.5 meq/l. The heart may skip beats or transition into a lethal rhythm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bilineage Hypoplasia: This link may help your understanding. http://www.cancer-forums.net/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=97516&sid=5a81973ad54f09c0fd318b6661d438be#p426487 ...Read more
Too little fluid: There is not a normal amount of amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus. This can be caused by a variety of things, you should ask your obstetrician for more information and an explanation if this has been diagnosed. ...Read more
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