Issues in the ageing individual with haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders: understanding and responding to the patients' perspective.

@article{Smith2014IssuesIT,
  title={Issues in the ageing individual with haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders: understanding and responding to the patients' perspective.},
  author={Neale B. Smith and Claude Bartholomew and Sherron Jackson},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={e1-6}
}
An increasing number of individuals with haemophilia and other severe bleeding disorders who are ≥40 years of age are entering uncharted territory with respect to the identification and management of medical, physical and social issues relevant to ageing with a bleeding disorder. This is because the population experienced considerable mortality during the HIV/AIDs and hepatitis C epidemic due to exposure to tainted blood products for treatment of bleeding. As a result, few older individuals… CONTINUE READING