When patients are bleeding from their eyes, mouth, catheter, IV sites, and more...what do you start to think? You should automatically think disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).  This looks like something you would see in the Hollywood version of the ICU, except that it actually happens. Check out this summary of what DIC is, written by an ICU RN.

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AuthorCourtney Tracy
CategoriesPhysiology