Frequent or significant mucocutaneous bleeding (epistaxis, bruising, gum bleeding, or menorrhagia)
Bleeding in unusual sites such as muscles, joints, ...
Includes a thorough history and physical exam
Familial history specifically of bleeding or consanguinity
Standard screening laboratory tests include PT, aPTT, and pl...
Pressure on wound
Topical application of thrombin
Topical application of clot-activating polymers
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286.9 Other and unspecified coagulation defects
924.9 Contusion of unspecified site
287.1 Qualitative platelet defects
626.2 Excessive or frequent menstruation
Q: What are the proper preoperative screening tests for bleeding disorders prior to elective surgery such as tonsillectomy?
A: A thorough personal history, familial history, and physical exam are b...
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