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Scoring System of Chong and Chong for Diagnosis of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Immunology/Rheumatology

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Chong and Chong developed a scoring system for the diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). This can help identify a patient who should be anticoagulated with a non-heparin agent. The authors are from St George Hospital, in Kogarah, New South Wales in Australia.

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