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Hypovolemic Shock

Hypovolemic shock occurs when there is a substantial reduction in intravascular volume by 15% to 25% which represents a loss of approximately 750ml to 1,300 ml of blood in an average person weighing 70-kg (154-lbs). Hypovolemic shock is the most common type of shock, is characterized by a marked decreased intravascular volume of blood in the circulatory system. Body fluid is contained in the intracellular a ...

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