Hemorrhage and shock

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Ericallarose
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Hemorrhage and shock
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2011-12-20 17:01:48
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trauma
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  1. Does internal or external hemorrhage have a higher mortality rate?
    internal
  2. What are the steps your body takes to try to control bleeds?
    • Local Vasoconstriction
    • formation of a platelet plug
    • coagulation
    • growth of fibrous tissue into a blood clot....... seals the wound
  3. Define shock?
    Inadequate tissue perfusion...that causes impaired call metabolism
  4. What is the fick principle?
    • adequate oxyenation of the cells...... 4 compnents
    • lungs
    • blood
    • heart
    • vasculature
  5. Erythrocytes?
    red blood cells
  6. Leukocytes?
    white blood cells
  7. cardiac output is calculated how?
    hr time sv ( stroke volume)
  8. Whats the avg cardiac output of an adult?
    5 liters / min

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