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Evaluation of the patient with a bleeding tendency

Trevor Baglin

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.220602

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Evaluation of the patient with a bleeding tendency

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An apparent bleeding tendency is a common clinical problem, with presentation varying from acute unexpected bleeding during or immediately after surgery, to spontaneous unusual or excessive bruising, purpura, epistaxis, or a chronic haemorrhagic tendency. The following are important aspects of the assessment of the patient....

Chapter.  7311 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Haematology

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