In the Sunday afternoon joint Laboratory Sciences and VWD Professional Development Workshop, Andra H. James explains the unique issues in the management of women with von Willebrand Disease (VWD). This talk was part of the joint Laboratory Sciences and VWD Professional Development Workshop. See below for the other talks in this workshop:
Oral disease may affect general health and may, in people with a bleeding tendency, cause serious bleeding. This paper offers valuable information on preventative tooth and gum care for people with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
People with hemophilia are at risk for severe bleeding that may require emergency care. This monograph discusses a number of potential emergent hemorrhagic events, focusing on therapeutic strategies to reduce the risk of adverse outcomes.
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide a basis for the development of local protocols for the dental treatment of patients with inherited bleeding disorders. The publication highlights the use of local hemostatic techniques to make judicious use of the amount of clotting factor concentrates used.