Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women

Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women

Editor(s): Christine A. Lee, Rezan A. Kadir, Peter A. Kouides

Published Online: 16 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405169158

Online ISBN: 9781444303490

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303490

About this Book

The first book with a holistic approach to all aspects of care for women with inherited bleeding disorders

Ever wondered about heavy menstrual bleeding that did not seem to have any natural or physical causes?

Ever had patients coming in with a family tree full of bleeding disorders?

Inherited bleeding disorders have an adverse effect on the quality of life of afflicted women. Management of these women and their conditions is challenging and close collaboration between professionals in different specialities is needed. International experts and leaders of clinical research including haematologists, obstetrician-gynaecologists, an anaesthetist and those involved in patient advocacy show you how in this practical guide for clinicians.

Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women covers the gynaecological and obstetric issues for


  • carriers of haemophilia
  • women with von Willebrand's disease
  • rare bleeding disorders and
  • inherited platelet disorders.

This book includes recent advances in the field and explores areas for future research. The women's perspective and the efforts of advocacy groups are also discussed in the final chapter. These features make this book a unique, comprehensive and multi-disciplinary resource.

Pick up your copy today and see the difference it makes to the lives of your patients!

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 12

      The newborn (pages 163–175)

      H. Marijke van den Berg and Rochelle Winikoff

    3. Chapter 13

      Advocacy for Women with Bleeding Disorders (pages 176–183)

      Rezan A. Kadir, Ann-Marie Nazzaro, Rochelle Winikoff, Jane Mathesan and Peter A. Kouides

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