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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE S3 ( September, 2019 ) > List of Articles

INVITED ARTICLE

Clotting Catastrophies in the Intensive Care Unit

Keywords : Coagulopathy, Intensive Care Unit, Thrombotic microangiopathy

Citation Information : Clotting Catastrophies in the Intensive Care Unit. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (S3):0-0.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23252

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Clotting catastrophies are rarely encountered challenges in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and their presentation and progress maybe devastating and fulminant. Dramatic onset and involvement of multiple vascular beds should alert the clinician to look for these disorders. Outcomes may be improved with rapid diagnosis and prompt institution of specific therapies and interdisciplinary liaison holds the key to success.


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