Friday, October 2, 2009


Bleeding time gives Platlet response ( Remember BP )
Clotting time gives idea about Coagulation pathway ( Remember CC )

Also remember the following about Prothrombin Time (PT) and Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT):
PTT - Intrinsic and common pathway
PT - Extrinsic and common pathway
( Remember this by imagining that Peter is going to take part in a Tea drinking contest. To be IN to the contest Peter must drink two Teas (TT) - PTT gives idea about INtrinsic and common pathway. If Peter drinks only one T, he is OUT = Extrinsic and common pathway represented by PT )


Kishore M said...

Good sir, its really cool
Easy to remember

Shrestha Bisht said...

Thanx a lot.. great help

Anonymous said...

As PT should go with INR and this part is out of PT,we can say it measures extrinsic(outside)

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