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Nikita Bendreover 1 year ago

When assessing fluid status, what signs would you look for on examination that suggest a patient is hypovolaemic?

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over 1 year ago

- Dark urine - Tachycardia - Drop in Jugular Venous Pressure (JVP) - Cold and pale hands and feet - Postural hypotension i.e. drop in blood pressure when position of body changes - Dry lips, tongue and mouth - Reduced elasticity of skin - Prolonged Capillary Refill Times (CRT > 2s)

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