Hypovolemia on Physical Exam - Likelihood Ratios
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Hypovolemia on Physical Exam - Likelihood Ratios
 - Sunken eyes
 - Abnormal skin turgor (subclavicular area)
 - Dry mucous membranes
 - Dry axilla
 - Normal skin turgor
 - Absence of tongue furrows

Sunken eyes has the highest +LR for hypovolemia 
Fagan nomograms show us that the LR needs to be really high or low to significantly change probability
Assess skin turgor in subclavicular area

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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