Complications of Hemophilia
This eLearning module presents Section 6 of the WFH Guidelines for the Management of Hemophilia: Complications of Hemophilia. Detailed illustrations, interactive features, a glossary, supplementary resources and self-quizzes bring to life the WFH recommendations regarding the management of inhibitors, as well as musculoskeletal and infection-related complications. Instructions Click on the “View Resource” button above to […]
Rehabilitation of Muscle Dysfunction in Hemophilia
This paper describes physiotherapy management following acute muscle bleeds and the assessment and treatment of muscle imbalances that may occur in hemophilia.
Assessment and Management of Pain in Hemophilia Patients
This monograph highlights the prevalence and devastating impact of pain in hemophilia patients, reviews currently available treatment options, and identifies the unmet needs for appropriate pain management.
HCV-Related Liver Cancer in People with Hemophilia
A review of the epidemiology, risk factors, treatment, and outcomes of liver cancer associated with chronic hepatitis C infection, with a focus on aspects that are of specific interest in people with hemophilia.
The Challenge of an Ageing Hemophilic Population
As their life expectancy approaches that of the general population, people with hemophilia are now facing many of the same health problems. This paper gives healthcare providers an excellent overview of the relationship between hemophilia and age-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and cancer.
Joint Replacement Surgery in Hemophilia
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of the key issues in joint replacement surgery, from pre-operative assessment to long-term management.
This paper reviews the epidemiology and transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and the potential risk to the bleeding disorders community.
Manufactured Shoes and Orthopedic Shoes
This resource has also been translated into the following languages, with permission from the WFH, by NMOs: Japanese To fulfill its critical functions of protection and support, a shoe should fit properly. For people with musculoskeletal problems, certain adaptations such as heel pads, inlays, and rocker bottoms are possible and advisable.
HIV and HCV Co-Infection in Hemophilia
This paper provides an overview of the interactions between hepatitis C (HCV) and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and covers aspects concerning the management of co-infected persons with hemophilia.
Oral Care for People with Hemophilia or a Hereditary Bleeding Tendency
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.
Conception in HIV-Discordant Couples
Discusses the relative merits of the alternative methods of conception that are available to HIV-infected hemophilic men and their partners.
Articular Bleeding (Hemarthrosis) in Hemophilia: An Orthopedist’s Point of View
Strategies for the prevention and proper management of acute, subacute, and recurrent hemarthrosis.