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Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

*A bladder pressure >25 suggests abdominal compartment syndrome. Decreased urinary output (from compression of the IVC resulting in decreased cardiac output) and elevated peak airway pressures are part of the syndrome. Treatment of abdominal compartment syndrome is decompressive laparotomy.”

ABSITE KILLER Q&A

Treatment Algorithm for IAH (wikipedia)

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20110118 Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Part 2

IAP

Fluid Resuscitation and Intra-Abdominal Hypertension

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