Friday, October 2, 2009

BT, CT, PT, PTT

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 )

2 comments :

Kishore M said...

Good sir, its really cool
Easy to remember

Shrestha Bisht said...

Thanx a lot.. great help

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