Shock hypovolaemic

shock, hypovolaemic

shock due to a decrease in blood volume. This is the 1 cause of shock. It can be due to loss of blood from bleeding, loss of blood plasma through severe burns, and dehydration. The treatment, first and foremost, is prompt intravenous administration of fluid.

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