How is the severity of the coagulopathy and the effectiveness of treatment assessed in disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2020
  • Author: Marcel M Levi, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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A DIC scoring system has been proposed by Bick to assess the severity of the coagulopathy as well as the effectiveness of therapeutic modalities. [2] Clinical and laboratory parameters are measured with regularity (every 8 hours).


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