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1

What could be some causes of uncontrolled bleeding that could cause hypovolaemic shock.

penetrating truncal trauma
leaking abdominal aortic aneurysm
peripheral penetrating trauma where blood loss has not been controlled
postpartum haemorrhage
ectopic pregnancy

2

Do you remove a penetrating object from a wound?

No

3

At what stage do you give a patient IV fluid if they are suffering from uncontrolled bleeding?

When patient is severely shocked.
E.g.
no radial pulse

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