Better tools are needed to diagnose heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) and more information is required to guide the switch to alternative anticoagulants, according to Professor Chris Ward, head of haematology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. “There are special challenges in diagnosing and treating HIT in ICU patients,” he told delegates during an ASTH ...
More information needed on HIT in critical care: expert
By Tony James
19 Oct 2015