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haemorrhage

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

The escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel, usually with the implication that the bleeding is substantial. Anything that causes haemorrhage is referred to as haemorrhagic.

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haemorrhage

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 728 words.

is merely another word for bleeding or blood loss. The amount of a haemorrhage may range from the trivial, for

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haemorrhage

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

The escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel, usually with the implication that the bleeding is substantial. Anything that causes haemorrhage is referred to as haemorrhagic.

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intraventricular haemorrhage

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 7 words.

(IVH) see periventricular haemorrhage.

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petechial haemorrhages

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 91 words.

In most deaths caused by strangulation, pinpoint haemorrhages called petechiae, petechial haemorrhages, or Tardieu spots are found in the face,

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periventricular haemorrhage

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 23 words.

bleeding from fragile blood vessels around the ventricles in the brain in infants born prematurely. See also intraventricular haemorrhage.

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periventricular haemorrhage

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 24 words.

bleeding from fragile blood vessels around the ventricles in the brain in infants born prematurely. See also intraventricular haemorrhage.

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splinter haemorrhage

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 27 words.

a linear haemorrhage below the nails, usually the result of trauma but also occurring in such conditions as subacute bacterial

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splinter haemorrhage

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 27 words.

a linear haemorrhage below the nails, usually the result of trauma but also occurring in such conditions as subacute bacterial

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Cerebral haemorrhage

Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira and Geoffrey Cloud.

in Stroke Medicine

November 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Neurology. 10338 words.

This chapter covers the several types of cerebral haemorrhage: extradural, subdural, subarachnoid, and intracerebral. Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is an important cause of neurological...

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Intracerebral haemorrhage

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 2083 words.

Chapter 9.4 covers intracerebral haemorrhage, focusing on basic concepts such as epidemiology, imaging, monitoring, and management.

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