Heparin (Unfractionated Heparin)


Indications

Cardiac

Pulmonary

Other Indications for Anticoagulation


Contraindications


Pharmacology


Administration

SQ

IV

Effect on Anticoagulation Tests

Management of Heparin Infusion Therapy Prior to Surgery/Procedures


Adverse Effects

Dermatologic Adverse Effects

Heparin-Induced Skin Necrosis

Hematologic Adverse Effects

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) (see Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, [[Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia]])