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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Activation of clotting factors
Deficiency of clotting factors
Von Willebrand Disease
Mixed platelet and coagulation disorder
Autosomal Dominant Condition Leading to Reduced vWF
Interferes with Vitamin K-dependent Clotting Factors
Bridge with Heparin
FFP + Vitamin K
Endothelial Cells are Damaged
Platelets Respond to Exposed Collagen and Stick
Platelets Release Recruiting Factors
More Platelets are Attracted
Soluble Fibrinogen Turns to Insoluble Fibrin
Fibrin Seals the Clot
Liver Produces Clotting Factors
Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)
Prothrombin Time (PT)
Convert Fibrinogen to Fibrin
Stabilizes the Platelet Plug
Pain and Headache
Cardiovascular Disease (CAD)
Mechanism of Action
Irreversible inhibition of COX-1 and COX-2
Suppress Thromboxanes and Prostaglandins
Bleeding Time Lab Values
Deficiency of Glycoprotein Ib (GpIb) Receptor
Mucosal Membrane Bleeding
Increased Bleeding Time
No Platelet Agglutination with Ristocetin
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