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DIC Score Interpretation

0-4 points:DIC is not overt, repeat score in 1-2 days
5-8 points:DIC probable, repeat score daily


  • This scoring system is only appropriate for patients with an underlying disorder that can be associated with DIC.
  • Examples of Fibrin Markers include D-dimer and fibrin split products.
  • The DIC Score was developed by the The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH.)


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