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Basics of Hemophilia

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Basics of Hemophilia

August 14, 2015
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM

If you’re new to bleeding disorders or need a refresher, this session’s for you. During this session we will focus on the basics of hemophilia, including how it is inherited, typical symptoms to watch for and how to manage bleeds and bruises. With a thorough overview of the condition, you will have a better understanding of joint bleeds, why prophylaxis (routine infusions of clotting factor protein) help prevent joint damage and practical approaches to common issues patients face.

Audience: 
Consumer/New Family
Consumer Focus: 
Families
Speakers: 
Janna Journeycake, MD
Moderators: