Normal coagulation: Series of local reactions among blood vessels, platelets, and clotting factors
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is systemic activation of coagulation a...
Bleeding from venipuncture/arterial lines
Airway management and resuscitation measures:
Establish IV access
Restore and maintain circulating blood volume.
Initiate therapy of precipitating d...
Suspect DIC as a complicating factor in severe, life-threatening illness.
Establish early clinical suspicion since the sequelae of DIC can be devastating.
Remember to consider treati...
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67406007 Disseminated intravascular coagulation (disorder)
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