About bleeding disorders
Introductory information about bleeding disorders, including haemophilia, von Willebrand disease (VWD), rare clotting factor deficiencies and platelet function disorders. It 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. (April 2018)
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What is a bleeding disorder? poster, 2017
Summary information about haemophilia and von Willebrand disease (VWD) in Australia.
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Date last reviewed: 25 October 2018
Important Note: This information was developed by Haemophilia Foundation Australia for education and information purposes only and does not replace advice from a treating health professional. Always see your health care provider for assessment and advice about your individual health before taking action or relying on published information.
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