2007 Canberra Conference

2007 Canberra Conference

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The 14th Australian and New Zealand Haemophilia Conference was held at Hyatt Canberra from Thursday 4 October – Sunday 7 October 2007.

Abstract Book

PDF image Abstract handbook - PDF 3.61MB


Friday 5 October - Plenary 1 - Key issues in haemophilia 1


PDF image "Ethnomics", identity and agency in haemophilia care - A/Prof Ian Kerridge - PDF 146KB

PDF image Assessing outcome of haemophilia treatment - the role of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) - Dr Kathelijn Fischer - PDF 819KB


Friday 5 October (1100-1230) - Concurrent 1 - Inhibitor risk profiling – the care and management of inhibitors


PDF image Living with an inhibitor - a personal reflection - Michael Prendergast - PDF 43KB

PDF image Predicting inhibitors - Dr Jamie Price - PDF 31KB

PDF image Role of plasma products in the treatment of haemophilia today - Dr Scott Dunkley - PDF 497KB

PDF image Treatment of patients with inhibitors and immune tolerance - Dr Chris Barnes - PDF 204KB


Friday 5 October (1100-1230) - Concurrent 2 - Helping families to manage bleeding disorders better


PDF image Understanding pain and needle phobia - comfort and coping strategies - Dr Angela Mackenzie - PDF 219KB

PDF image Impact of bleeding disorders on the family - tools for advocating for your child and family - Colleen McKay - PDF 298KB

PDF image Parents & health professionals in partnership - improving services in Haematology/Oncology unit at the Women's & Children's Hospital - Anne Jackson & Sharyn Wishart - PDF 550KB


Friday 5 October (1100-1230) - Concurrent 3 - Hepatitis C treatment and care


PDF image Hepatitis C treatment and care: relevance to haemophilia - Prof Geoffrey Farrell - PDF 424Kb

PDF image Making decisions about hepatitis C treatment: what men are thinking - Dr Stephen McNally - PDF 205Kb


Friday 5 October (1330-1500) - Concurrent 1 - Understanding von Willebrand Disorder


PDF image Some practical aspects of laboratory testing for von Willebrand Disorder - Geoff Kershaw - PDF 436Kb

PDF image Demystifying the classification of von Willebrand Disorder and lessons from the Australian clinical trials – A/Prof Ross Baker - PDF 1014Kb

PDF image 1 + 1 = 3 - A family experience of von Willebrand Disorder - Lorraine Bishop - PDF 287Kb


Friday 5 October (1330-1500) - Concurrent 2 - Youth Matters


PDF image Building relationships – effective communication and telling partners about bleeding disorders/blood borne viruses - Dr Sarah Martin - PDF 483Kb

PDF image Better health and fitness: laying the foundation for positive and independent management of haemophilia - Brendan Egan & Janine Furmedge - PDF 1.46Mb

PDF image Making the move: There is planning and there is what actually happens! - Leonie Mudge - PDF 347Kb


Friday 5 October (1330-1500) - Concurrent 3 - Fitness in children


PDF image Fitness and physical activity in children with haemophilia - Dr Carolyn Broderick - PDF 548Kb

PDF image Strategies to promote healthy participation – overcoming the barriers - Wendy Poulsen and Salena Griffin - PDF 1.59Mb


Saturday 6 October - Plenary 3 - Key issues in haemophilia 2


PDF image Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and assisted reproductive technology in haemophilia - Dr Penelope Foster - PDF 577Kb

PDF image Individualisation of prophylaxis in severe haemophilia: starting, dosing, tapering/stopping - Dr Kathelijn Fischer - PDF 376Kb


Saturday 6 October (1100-1230) - Concurrent 1 - Complications of ageing


PDF image Vascular disease in haemophilia - A/Prof Alison Street - PDF 414Kb

PDF image Chronic haemophilic arthropathy - Prof John York - PDF 901Kb

PDF image Falls and balance – from research to practice - Prof Keith Hill & Marcia Fearn - PDF 1.06Mb


Saturday 6 October (1100-1230) - Concurrent 2 - Impact of Hepatitis C


PDF image Hepatitis C and young people - Vicki Jermyn - PDF 443Kb

PDF image Hepatitis C related stigma and discrimination - origins, impacts and responses - Helen Tyrrell - PDF 95Kb

PDF image Experiences of the bleeding disorders community – HFA hepatitis C needs assessment - Suzanne O’Callaghan - PDF 53Kb


Saturday 6 October (1100-1230) - Concurrent 3 - Women's Wisdom


PDF image Mothers, partners, carers, people with bleeding disorders and carriers of the haemophilia gene - Belinda Burnett - PDF 320Kb

PDF image Genetic aspects of haemophilia - Dr Susan Russell (presented for Dr David Mowat) - PDF 490Kb

PDF image Management of delivery in carriers & Management of the newborn - Dr Susan Russell - PDF 203Kb

PDF image Menorrhagia: best Care and practice - Dr Julia Phillips - PDF 459Kb


Saturday 6 October (1330-1500) - Concurrent 1 - Scientific and Psychosocial snapshots – new initiatives and progress


PDF image The measurement of physical activity in boys with severe haemophilia - Brendan Egan - PDF 91Kb

PDF image Workshop for young women and bleeding disorders - Colleen McKay - PDF 355Kb

PDF image Attitudes towards and beliefs about genetic testing in the haemophilia community - Dilinie Herbert - PDF 78Kb

PDF image A retrospective study of the utility of the 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin (DDAVP) trial in the management of patients with von Willebrand disorder - Dr Jake Shortt - PDF 353Kb

PDF image Blood, toil and tears: clinical and psychosocial outcomes over 25 years in patients with haemophilia infected with HIV & The safety and efficacy of enfuvirtide therapy for HIV infection in patients with haemophilia - Dr Mark Polizzotto - PDF 859Kb


Saturday 6 October (1330-1500) - Concurrent 2 - Men's Health - it's bloke's business


PDF image Managing arthritis - Helen Cody - PDF 383Kb

PDF image Dealing with Depression - Dr Paul Denborough - PDF 153Kb


Saturday 6 October (1330-1500) - Concurrent 3 - Planning and managing best practice care and treatment


PDF image Using data for better clinical outcomes - A/Prof Ross Baker - PDF 85Kb

PDF image The NBA four years on - focus on patient needs, achievements and future opportunities - Dr Alison Turner - PDF 4.64Mb

PDF image Blood products for the treatment of haemophilia: priorities for government - Roderick Saunders - PDF 31Kb

PDF image Safety of haemophilia products - keeping ahead through regulation - Prof Albert Farrugia - PDF 298Kb

Last Updated: 31st Aug 09