Flashcards in Abdomen And Genetalia Injuries Deck (9):
What is the most common sign of significant abdominal injuries?
What is hematuria?
Blood in the urine
What is hematuria a sign of?
What is supine hypotensive syndrome?
A drop in blood pressure caused when a third trimester pregnant patient lays supine. The heavy uterus obstructs the vena cava, lowering blood return to the heart
What are four hollow organs in the abdomen?
What are four solid organs in the abdomen?
What occurs when hollow organs spill their contents into the peritoneal cavity?
What are hollow organs?
Organs in which substances pass through