HELLP Syndrome – Signs and Symptoms Nursing Mnemonic (HELLP)

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Outline

HELLP

  • H-Hemolysis
  • E-Elevated
  • L-Liver function tests
  • L-Low
  • P-Platelet count

Description

HELLP syndrome is a severe and life-threatening complication, typically related to preeclampsia. It typically occurs in the third trimester.The defining characteristics are hemolysis (breakdown of red blood cells), elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count.

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