chapter  3
14 Pages

Laboratory assessment of platelet function and coagulation

WithAlan D Michelson, Andrew L Frelinger III, and Jeffrey I Weitz

Introduction Platelet function and coagulation can be assessed in the laboratory by numerous tests. Consistent with the focus of this book, this chapter will focus specifically on tests that can be used to guide the clinical use of antithrombotic drugs in coronary artery disease.