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Vol. 9 - Num. 35

Brief Reports

Haemophilia: perspective and advice in Primary Care

Iván Carabaño Aguadoa, Lucía Llorente Otonesb

aSección de Gastroenterología, Hepatología y Nutrición Pediátrica. Servicio de Pediatría. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid. España.
bDepartamento de Pediatría. Hospital de Fuenlabrada. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: I Carabaño. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Carabaño Aguado I, Llorente Otones L. Haemophilia: perspective and advice in Primary Care. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2007;9:465-74.

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Abstract Haemophilia A and B are the most severe and common inherited haemorrhagic diseases. Their prognoses have been improved since substitutive therapy with recombinant human factors and cryoprecipitates has been introduced. Nevertheless we must not forget that lifestyle is basic to determine health. This article tries to establish a guide of advices about daily life of haemophilic children and their families, with the aim of getting an integral care complementary to the treatment they receive at the Haematology Service of their specialized attendance. Key words: Haemophilia, Community services, Lifestyles.


Haemophilia Lifestyles Primary care

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