Platelets and Coagulation Tests

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A patient's blood test results reveal:

PT: Prolonged

PTT: Prolonged

Thrombocytopenia

Which of the following health conditions should be suspected based on these results?

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1.

A patient's blood test results reveal:

PT: Prolonged

PTT: Prolonged

Normal platelet count

Which of the following health conditions should be suspected based on these results?

2.

A patient's blood test results reveal:

PT: Normal

PTT: Normal

Thrombocytopenia

Which of the following health conditions should be suspected based on these results?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will focus on sample analyses of platelet and coagulation test results. You'll be given a set of test results and need to interpret them, choosing the right answer from a multiple-choice list of options.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can analyze the following:

  • Prolonged PT, prolonged PTT and thrombocytopenia
  • Normal PT, normal PTT and thrombocytopenia
  • Normal PT, prolonged PTT and normal platelet count
  • Prolonged PT, prolonged PTT and normal platelet count
  • Factors that are dependent on Vitamin K

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how to identify various clotting disorders and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on platelet and coagulation tests
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve test interpretation problems

Additional Learning

Study more with the corresponding lesson, Platelets and Coagulation Tests. Some topics you'll cover are listed below:

  • Hemophilia
  • How clotting works in the body
  • Diagnosis of clotting disorders
  • The main ways to identify blood clotting problems
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