Citation
J Haem Pract 2016; 3(2):1 -2. doi: 10.17225/jhp00082

Authors: Anne Wareing

Anne Wareing
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Department of Haemostasis, St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT, UK. Email: anne.wareing@nhs.net

Abstract

There is little evidence on which to define the best treatment for the prevention of bleeding in people with congenital bleeding disorders undergoing surgery. As a result, treatment regimens are frequently based on local protocols developed by expert clinicians and information from uncontrolled observational studies. This article summarises the Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group systematic review on ‘Treatment for preventing bleeding in people with haemophilia or other congenital bleeding disorders (CBDs) undergoing surgery’.

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