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Acutely Decreased Hemoglobin

  • Christine C. Toevs
  • Paul R. Klepchick
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Abstract

Acute post-operative hemorrhage in the ICU can be difficult to diagnose accurately and in a timely fashion. There are many diagnostic studies available, some of which may delay timely diagnosis and treatment. This section reviews the diagnostic tests available and those that are most useful in the acute ICU setting of suspected post-operative or intraabdominal hemorrhage.

Keywords

Oral Contrast Bedside Ultrasound Central Venous Catheter Placement Intraabdominal Bleeding Postoperative Decrease 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryAllegheny General HospitalPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyAllegheny General HospitalPittsburghUSA

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