Disseminated intravascular coagulation with leukemia patients.

  • A Kurtz
  • Published 1993 in Cancer nursing


Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a perplexing syndrome that involves both clot formation and bleeding. The management of this syndrome for leukemia patients is especially difficult because of the abnormal coagulation parameters already present in this population. The purpose of this article is to describe normal blood coagulation physiology… (More)


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