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Blood coagulation status require bleeding time?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Risk of bleeding

Bleeding time is no longer used as it is a poor predictor of bleeding risk, clotting time is too crude a test, prothrombin time tests the status of one branch of the coagulation pathway.
Usually pt and PTT and platelet count are used as screening tests to assess risk of abnormal bleeding.

In brief: Risk of bleeding

Bleeding time is no longer used as it is a poor predictor of bleeding risk, clotting time is too crude a test, prothrombin time tests the status of one branch of the coagulation pathway.
Usually pt and PTT and platelet count are used as screening tests to assess risk of abnormal bleeding.
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