Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women

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Rezan A. Kadir, Paula D. James, Christine A. Lee
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 29, 2019 - Medical - 264 pages

The essential guide for understanding and treating women with inherited bleeding disorders, revised and updated

Now in its second edition, Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women includes the most recent developments and research in the field. This important guide offers the most current information available for the effective management of these complex and difficult to diagnose disorders. Treating women with inherited bleeding disorders can be challenging and requires close collaboration among practitioners in different specialties.

This important guide is written by a team of international experts who offer advice and practical suggestions for treating women with inherited bleeding disorders. Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women comprehensively covers obstetric and gynecological issues for carriers of hemophilia, women with von Willebrand disease, rare bleeding disorders and inherited platelet disorders. This important resource:

  • Offers an updated guide for hematologists, obstetricans and gynecologists and other clinicians treating women with inherited bleeding disorders
  • Includes information for treating both common and rare bleeding disorders
  • Contains the most recent developments and advances in the field for the treatment and management of inherited bleeding disorders in women
  • Presents information from noted experts in the field
  • Offers a multidisciplinary approach to the topic

Written for hematologists, obstetricians and gynecologists and other clinicians working with women, Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women has been fully revised and updated and continues to serve as a trusted guide for the management and treatment of women with inherited bleeding disorders.

 

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Contents

Hematological Assessment of a Patient with an Inherited Bleeding Disorder
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Bleeding Assessment Tools
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Physiology of Menstruation
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Rare Bleeding Disorders
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Inherited Platelet Defects
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Genetic and Laboratory Diagnosis
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Antenatal Diagnosis
167
Prenatal Diagnosis of Hemophilia
177
Views about and Experiences of Prenatal Diagnosis of Women
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Analgesia and Anesthesia for Pregnant Women with Inherited
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Conclusion
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Laboratory Hemostatic Evaluation of the Neonate
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Management of Bleeding in Neonates with Congenital Bleeding Disorders
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Women with Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Different Cultural Settings
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Discussion
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About the author (2019)

Rezan A. Kadir, Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, The Royal Free Foundation Hospital and Institute for Women's Health, University College London, London, UK.

Paula D. James, Professor in the Department of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.

Christine A. Lee, Emeritus Professor of Hemophilia, University College London, London, UK.

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