Pathophysiology

Acute hemorrhage is defined as a rapid blood loss that may accompany a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions. The most common causes of significant hemorrhage include trauma, disorders of the gastrointestinal and reproductive tracts, and vascular disease ( T§.ble,..2,Z,:1). Hemorrhagic shock occurs when blood loss is of sufficient magnitude to overcome normal physiologic compensatory responses and compromise tissue perfusion and oxygenation.

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Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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