Platelet Donation

10 Platelet Donation Facts

Platelets play a critical role in the blood clotting process. The number of platelets in the blood is referred to as platelet count and normally ranges from 150,000 to 450,000 per one millionth of a liter of blood. A platelet count with less than 150,000 per microliter of blood is termed as thrombocytopenia while a … Continue reading “10 Platelet Donation Facts”

coagulopathy definition

10 Essentials About Coagulopathy

Under normal circumstances, bleeding after an injury stops after some time due to the clotting process called coagulation. The clotting process is interplay of various proteins in the blood called clotting factors (i.e. coagulation factors). And when clotting fails, serious consequences follow. Coagulopathy Definition Coagulopathy is a condition in which the blood’s ability to clot … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Coagulopathy”