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Micromethod for bleeding time in the newborn.
  1. J M Rennie,
  2. T Gibson,
  3. R W Cooke


    A new method of measuring bleeding time using an Autolet device is described. Normal ranges of bleeding time and volume of blood used in the test have been defined in a population including preterm babies. Abnormal values have been shown in newborns with a variety of problems, and an abnormality of bleeding time has been found to precede intraventricular haemorrhage.

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