Last updated: Thursday, 11, November, 2010
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See also Bleeding disorders
Clinical assessment. FBC; the initial Hb and PCV may be normal - serial PCV may be helpful.
Blood group, blood group antibody screen, compatibility testing.
FBC, blood film.
See Iron deficiency.
Careful history especially in relation to possible uterine and gastro-intestinal disease; regular blood donation.
FBC, blood film to detect features suggestive of Iron deficiency; occult blood - faeces.