Lawrence Rice

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Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

What every physician needs to know: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is arguably the most important medication reaction encountered in hospitals today, because of the frequency of real HIT, the frequency with which it comes up as a consideration, and the devastating or fatal venous or arterial thrombotic complications that can ensue. With awareness and vigilance, complications…

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