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What would be an early sign of hemorrhagic shock? MS. Brankston is in the emergency room after being involved in a traffic accident.

Asked by Ridgway, Last updated: Jun 14, 2021

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L. Hawkes

L. Hawkes

L. Hawkes
L. Hawkes, Teacher, Memphis

Answered Jan 04, 2019

Hypovolemia is another name for hemorrhagic shock because in this disorder the person has lost a lot of blood for one reason or another. There are specific signs to look for before someone is going into hemorrhagic shock.

Shock is a common symptom that is life-threatening that occurs to someone when they have been involved in an accident where the body is reacting negatively to the problem. Blood is then not able to go to the places in the body that it should be going to.

There are certain signs to look for including cool skin, shallow breathing, weakness, increased pulse, confusion, dull eyes, anxiety, thirst, fatigue and rapid heart rate to name a few. When seeing these signs, shock should be expected.

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Ridgway

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Answered Sep 24, 2018

Increased pulse
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