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Heparin therapy in meningococcal septicaemia
  1. John Hunter


    Two cases of meningococcaemia with bad prognostic signs are presented. In one child a state of disseminated intravascular coagulation and defibrinogenation was established. Heparin therapy was used early and successfully in both cases, supporting the value of early anticoagulation in the management of severe meningococcal septicaemia.

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