George A. Fritsma

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The activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) is widely used as a screening coagulation test and for monitoring unfractionated heparin therapy. Various commercial reagents are available, with different performance characteristics, particularly responsiveness to the lupus anticoagulant (LA). Because aPTT reagent selection significantly affects the(More)
A b s t r a c t Coagulation factor replacement can effectively treat or prevent most hemophilia complications, but it is expensive. Although published data describe how to achieve therapeutic goals through cost-effective selection and dosing of replacement products, criteria are not universally known or followed. A review of our institution's experience(More)
  • G A Fritsma
  • 1977
A self-instructional approach to the entry-level presentation of urinalysis in a written modular format was used by a class of medical laboratory technician students. The course consisted of 13 modules based upon behavioral objectives. The modules used no audio or visual media but required "hands-on" performance of laboratory procedures. The achievements of(More)
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