Resources » What is Prophylaxis? – Setswana

Year: 2014

Language: Setswana

Author(s): World Federation of Hemophilia

Format: Document

What is Prophylaxis? – Setswana


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This resource has also been translated into the following languages, with permission from the WFH, by NMOs: Farsi

This is not an official WFH translation. This resource has been translated with permission by a WFH National Member Organization (NMO), and is shared here with their kind permission. Translating organizations are encouraged to have translations reviewed by local experts, the WFH is not responsible for the translation or for any errors or changes to content from the original English edition. Patient organizations interested in translating a WFH resource must first obtain permission from the WFH, available here.

This patient handbook contains basic information about prophylaxis, the regular infusion of clotting factor concentrates in order to prevent bleeding. Prophylaxis is the goal of treatment for people with severe hemophilia, allowing them to remain active and participate more fully in daily life.