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Blood coagulation disorders

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Coagulation factors - Lab Tests Online AU

Description of factors involved in coagulation of the blood, factors measured in the investigation of clotting disorders

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Blood Clotting and Monitoring | myVMC

Normally, clotting only occurs when there is blood loss from a damaged blood vessel. However, there are several conditions that can cause blood clots to form in the absence of active bleeding.

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Newly diagnosed - Haemophilia Foundation Australia

A guide for parents of a newly diagnosed child with haemophilia. It includes information about haemophilia, inheritance, bleeding in haemophilia, bruises, and treatment. It also covers growth and development, parenting a child with haemophilia, siblings and exercise and sport. Information on support, including haemophilia foundations and camps, and contact details of services are also given.

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Haemophilia and carrying the gene - Haemophilia Foundation Australia

Information on carrying the altered gene causing haemophilia for women. This answers questions such as can females have haemophilia; what the symptoms are; how to manage bleeding problems; pregnancy and childbirth; and tips from other women who carry the gene.

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Newly diagnosed - Haemophilia Foundation Australia

An introduction to haemophilia with information for parents whose child has recently been diagnosed.

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Gene therapy - Haemophilia Foundation Australia

Information about gene therapy in haemophilia, including types of gene therapy, haemophilia and genes, how gene therapy works, what happens when you have gene therapy and are on a clinical trial and frequently asked questions.

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Haemophilia - Better Health Channel

All children with severe haemophilia are given preventative treatment with infusions of blood products before they have a bleed.

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Haemophilia: what is it? - myDr.com.au

Bleeding disorders such as Haemophilia and von Willebrand disease are rare health conditions where a person’s blood doesn’t clot properly. This article explains what causes bleeding disorders, how they are inherited, common symptoms, treatment, how many people in Australia have them and where to find more information.

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