What is Prothrombin Time? - Definition & Normal Range


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What is prothrombin time?

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1. Which of the below is NOT a living component of blood?

2. What is the purpose of the coagulation cascade?

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Students can use this quiz and worksheet to make sure they understand prothrombin time. The questions on the quiz also deal more generally with information about blood.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz's purpose is to test your ability to answer questions that deal with:

  • What prothrombin is
  • Living components of blood
  • The location of clotting factors

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on prothrombin time
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what prothrombin time is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the coagulation cascade's purpose

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  • The importance of prothrombin time
  • How prothrombin time tests are performed
  • The composition of human blood