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In 1971, the distinguished Swedish investigator Inga Marie Nilsson published Blödnings-och trombossjukdomar. This work has been updated as of August 1973 and translated into English in an unfortunately literal style. The book is heavily laced with the history of each subject, and the inclusion of considerably outdated experimental minutiae will undoubtedly mislead those not expert in this field. Terminology does not conform to that used by most English-speaking coagulation workers. Thus the partial thromboplastin time becomes the cehpalin time, the activated partial thromboplastin time becomes the kaolincephalin time, and the prothrombin time becomes the thromboplastin time. Although this terminology probably
Haemorrhagic and Thrombotic Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:440. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-3-440_1
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