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.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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