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How can I prevent hypovolemic cardiac arrest?
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Dr. Asaf Presente
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Stay hydrated
Hypovolemic cardiac arrest is rare - usually from trauma (alot of blood loss all at once).
In general, a person should try to stay "euvolemic" - not too much fluid on board and not too little - dehydration.. But even a fairly dehydrated person is more likely to have cardiac issues from blood electrolyte issues and not from hypovolemia.

In brief: Stay hydrated
Hypovolemic cardiac arrest is rare - usually from trauma (alot of blood loss all at once).
In general, a person should try to stay "euvolemic" - not too much fluid on board and not too little - dehydration.. But even a fairly dehydrated person is more likely to have cardiac issues from blood electrolyte issues and not from hypovolemia.
Dr. Asaf Presente
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Drink water
Drink water, don't bleed to death, don't get cholera and not treat it, etc.

In brief: Drink water
Drink water, don't bleed to death, don't get cholera and not treat it, etc.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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