Care of the Child with Hemophilia

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTextbook of Hemophilia, 2nd Edition
EditorsChristine Lee, Erik E. Berntorp, W. Keith Hoots
ISBN (Print)9781405169141
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Aug 13

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Hematology
  • Pediatrics


  • Care of children with hemophilia - and treatment regimen used
  • Day-care center attendance and school
  • Family and affected child - perceiving themselves healthy, despite hemophilia diagnosis
  • Healthcare professionals, aware of hemophilia being a hereditary disorder
  • Hemophilia child care
  • Hemophilia identification cards - in physician consultation and dental work
  • Implantable central venous line - for children with difficult venous access in peripheral veins
  • Knowledge of mutation type - carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis in family and risk of developing inhibitors
  • Venous access, prerequisite of administering blood factor concentrates to young children with hemophilia A or B
  • World Health Organization (WHO), health as a state of complete physical, psychological, and social well-being

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