Unformatted text preview: (2) Exposure to unfractionated heparin (3) Postsurgical thromboprophylaxis (4) Being female MANIFESTATION: -VTE (deep vein thrombosis)-Pulmonary embolism Clinical & lab findings must interpreted to properly diagnosis disorder. Once HIT is diagnosed: anticoagulant therapy is started Managed w/ a direct Thrombin inhibitor: Argatroban, Lepirudin, Bivalirudin...
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- Spring '14
- Nursing, Platelet, Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia