New Microfluidic Device Assesses Platelet Health within Minutes to Help ER Doctors

Microfluidic device for platelet
Image credit: University of Washington
Doctors in the emergency rooms do not have much time to determine which patients need blood transfusion. At the same time, they have no method to assess platelet health. Platelets are an important part of the blood and they play a big role in helping blood clot after an injury. Now researchers at the University […]