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HEMOSTASIS-INVESTIGATIONS

1. Prothrombin time (PT) measures the function of extrinsic and common pathways.
2. Activated partial thromboplastin time (PTT or aPTT) measures the function of the intrinsic amplification.
3. Platelet count.
4. Platelet function tests evaluate platelet aggregation when stimulated by epinephrine, ADP, and collagen.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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