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Clinical Manifestations of Hypovolemic Shock

In this article we will discuss the Clinical Manifestations of Hypovolemic Shock

In this article, we will discuss the Clinical Manifestations of Hypovolemic Shock. So, let’s get started.

Clinical Manifestations

1. Cardiovascular

  • Fast and feeble pulse
  • Feeble heart sounds
  • Systolic BP <90 mmHg or a drop of >50 mmHg from the baseline in hypertensive patients and mean arterial pressure (MAP <60 mmHg)

2. Respiratory

  • Tachypnea
  • Cyanosis
  • Cheyne-stokes breathing

3. CNS

  • Listlessness, restlessness
  • Stupor and coma
  • Confusion, disorientation

4. Renal

  • Oliguria (urine output <20 ml/hr)

5. Skin

  • Cold, pale extremities
  • Perspiration

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