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Table 4 A new base deficit-based classification of hypovolemic shock

From: Renaissance of base deficit for the initial assessment of trauma patients: a base deficit-based classification for hypovolemic shock developed on data from 16,305 patients derived from the TraumaRegister DGU®

  Class I Class II Class III Class IV
Shock No shock Mild Moderate Severe
Base deficit at admission, mmol/L ≤ 2 > 2.0 to 6.0 > 6.0 to 10.0 > 10.0
Need for blood products Watch Consider Act Be prepared for massive transfusion