What is Prophylaxis?


Year: 2014

Language: English

Author(s): World Federation of Hemophilia

Also Available In: Russian, French, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Spanish

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

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. This booklet is also available in French, Russian, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.