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!
1 Approach to the patient with an inherited bleeding disorder: Peter A Kouides and Clare Philipp.
2 Physiology of menstruation and menorrhagia: Måns Edlund.
3 Hemophilia A and hemophilia B: Christine A Lee.
4 von Willebrand disease: Peter A Kouides.
5 Rare bleeding disorders: Flora Peyvandi.
6 Platelet disorders: Clare Philipp.
7 Gynecology: Rezan A Kadir.
8 Genetic and laboratory diagnosis: Edward Tuddenham.
9 Antenatal diagnosis: Claudia Chi and Rezan A Kadir.
10 Obstetric management: Claudia Chi and Rezan A Kadir.
11 Analgesia and anesthesia for pregnant women with inherited bleeding disorders: Claudia Chi, Adrian England, and Rezan A Kadir.
12 The newborn: H Marijke van den Berg and Rochelle Winikoff.
13 Advocacy for women with bleeding disorders: Rezan A Kadir, Ann–Marie Nazzaro, Rochelle Winikoff, Jane Mathesan and Peter A Kouides.
Appendix i: Bleeding questionnaire.
Appendix ii: Pictorial blood assessment chart.