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.
The IBCC chapter is located here.
- The podcast & comments are below.
Follow us on iTunes
The Podcast Episode
Want to Download the Episode?
Right Click Here and Choose Save-As
Latest posts by Josh Farkas (see all)
- IBCC chapter & cast:Tumor Lysis Syndrome - August 22, 2019
- IBCC chapter: Vaping Associated Pulmonary Injury (VAPI) - August 19, 2019
- IBCC chapter & cast:hypomagnesemia & hypermagnesemia - August 15, 2019