Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, low platelet count
-Is associated w/ severe preeclampsia, although can occur in normal or only slightly elevated BP and no
proteinuria. (in fact HTN and proteinuria is absent in 10-15% of women)
Caring for the Patient with Diabetes
Diabetes- group of metabolic disorders characterized by abnormal fuel metabolism all of which include
CAUSES= defective insulin secretion, insulin action or both
EFFECTS of Diabetes= neuropathies, kidney
D.I.C. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Osborn ; p. 1756- 1759
-DIC is triggered by an injury or event leading to persistent activation of the clotting cascade.
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-Manifests as widespread clotting form. (widespread relea
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