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Management of dic in post cesarean patient ?

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Dr. Christopher Powers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Emergently

Dic (disseminated intravascular coagulation) is an emergency in any situation.
The patient with dic has, for one of several reasons, consumed elements in her blood which are needed to cause blood to clot. Without the ability to clot, she will bleed continuously until something is done to replace the "clotting factors" or otherwise arrest the bleeding, e.g., hysterectomy.

In brief: Emergently

Dic (disseminated intravascular coagulation) is an emergency in any situation.
The patient with dic has, for one of several reasons, consumed elements in her blood which are needed to cause blood to clot. Without the ability to clot, she will bleed continuously until something is done to replace the "clotting factors" or otherwise arrest the bleeding, e.g., hysterectomy.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Complex

That is a life threatening condition and is typically managed by a hematology specialist.

In brief: Complex

That is a life threatening condition and is typically managed by a hematology specialist.
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