The bleeding disorders: current concepts and management.

  title={The bleeding disorders: current concepts and management.},
  author={Irwin R Walker},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  • Irwin R Walker
  • Published 1988 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
Bleeding disorders are relatively uncommon, and most bleeding episodes occur as a result of local factors. Therefore a positive history of bleeding usually does not accurately predict the presence of a bleeding disorder. In a few cases the existence of certain patterns of bleeding, such as hemarthroses and petechiae, does allow an accurate prediction. On… CONTINUE READING