Dont do this at home. Dic is seen in patients who are seriously ill (usually due to serious infections) and who end up in the intensive care unit. The managment of dic is very complex and involve the right balance of administration of blood products and correction of the udnerlying disease that has led to the dic and should be left to physicians who are experts in intensive care.
Very dangerous. Dic is a very dangerous condition where a person's blood stops clotting normally and they can bleed to death very quickly. The cause of the dic has to be stopped, and the person usually needs lots of transfusions of blood products. There is nothing a lay person can do to treat dic.
DIC. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (dic) is a complex systemic thrombohemorrhagic disorder involving the generation of intravascular fibrin and the consumption of procoagulants and platelets. The resultant clinical condition is characterized by intravascular coagulation and hemorrhage.
See below. Examination of peripheral blood smear, platelet count, fibrin degradation products, fibrinogen level are among the common tests used in arriving at a diagnosis of dic.
DIC. Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (dic) is very rare outside the intensive care unit or in patients who are very sick. Dic is usually seen in patients with overwhelming infections that lead to multiple organ failure, therfore, it is typically seen in a patient with serious infection who is sick enough to required intensive care management. Patients who have dic have a very high risk of death.
Very uncommon. Luckily, dic is a very uncommon condition, because when it does happen it is extremely dangerous and can cause a person to bleed to death.