Pathophysiology of Blood Loss

This micro skills course defines shock and its common causes. It then focuses on hypovolaemic shock and its aetiology. Haemorrhagic shock classification based upon severity and how resuscitation should be managed are subsequently outlined.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the metabolic effects of a major burn;
  3. Explain how to assess the nutritional state of a patient with a major burn;
  4. Predict the nutritional requirements of a patient;
  5. Name the complications of excessive feeding of a patient with a major burn

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.