Hypovolemia: Sensitivity and Specificity
Introduction: Hypovolemia can come from many sources, including dehydration or volume loss, e.g. from vomiting, diarrhea, blood loss, etc.
The data here is for adults primarily.
See also Prerenal Kidney Failure, since this often results from hypovolemia and in many cases is used to diagnose low-perfusion states.
Similar to the results below, patients with specifically Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy may not appear tachycardic or hypotensive despite hemoperitoneum.
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Differential Diagnoses include: Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH Secretion
The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Hypovolemia are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.