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Bleeding Time

Bleeding Time is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Mielke bleeding time, Simplate bleeding time, template bleeding time, Surgicutt bleeding time, Ivy bleeding time.

Common Use:
To evaluate platelet function.

Specimen:
Whole blood.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Timed observation of incision)

Template: 2.5 to 10 min.

Ivy: 2 to 7 min.

Slight differences exist in the disposable devices used to make the incision. Although the Mielke or template bleeding time is believed to offer greater standardization to a fairly subjective procedure, both methods are thought to be of equal sensitivity and reproducibility.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Bleeding Time." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425178/all/Bleeding_Time.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Bleeding Time. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425178/all/Bleeding_Time. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Bleeding Time. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425178/all/Bleeding_Time
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Bleeding Time [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425178/all/Bleeding_Time.
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