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Coagulopathies in the PICU: DIC and Liver Disease.
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PMID:  23537678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Bleeding in patients in pediatric intensive care units is associated with an increased risk of mortality. Fortunately, most patients with an abnormal coagulation profile do not bleed because this is generally secondary to liver disease or dietary-induced vitamin K deficiency. When the laboratory markers of coagulopathy are the result of disseminated intravascular coagulation, bleeding is common and the risk of mortality extreme. Although interventions directed toward correcting the abnormal coagulation test results are generally initiated, they are also generally either not warranted or not fully successful.
Robert I Parker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care clinics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1557-8232     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care Clin     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507720     Medline TA:  Crit Care Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA. Electronic address:
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