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Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.
See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.
ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.
The Atopic Dermatitis Knowledge Centre is an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.
Complications after open vascular surgery are a major health challenge for the healthcare system and the patients.
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The wound/burn guidelines - 3: Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment for diabetic ulcer/gangrene.
We aimed to prepare guidelines for the management of diabetic ulcer/gangrene with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of skin symptoms.
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Causative Pathogens, Antibiotic Sensitivity, Resistance Patterns, and Severity in a Contemporary Series of Fournier's Gangrene
Objective: To identify the causative pathogens and evaluate the antibiotic sensitivity, resistance patterns, and virulence in a contemporary series of...
Added 6 years ago