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What is the most common sign of significant abdominal injuries?

Tachycardia

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What is hematuria?

Blood in the urine

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What is hematuria a sign of?

Kidney damage

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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

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What are four hollow organs in the abdomen?

Stomach
Bladder
Intestines
Ureters

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What are four solid organs in the abdomen?

Liver
Spleen
Kidneys
Pancreas

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What occurs when hollow organs spill their contents into the peritoneal cavity?

Peritonitis

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What are hollow organs?

Organs in which substances pass through

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What are solid organs?

Organs that do much of the chemical work in the body