Thrombocytopenia is extremely common in critical illness. It's generally a consequence rather than a cause of illness, predicting increased mortality. However, we must remain alert for cases where serious hematologic disease is afoot. The major concern here is the ever-looming possibility of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (HITT). This chapter explores thrombocytopenia and provides an evidence-based framework for approaching HITT.
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- IBCC chapter & cast – Hemophagocytic LymphoHistiocytosis (HLH) - September 21, 2020
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