Von Willebrand disease: a nursing perspective.

  title={Von Willebrand disease: a nursing perspective.},
  author={Dr. Hollis D. Kleinert and C Orto and K P Gioia and Margaret M. Hannan},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={26 3},
Von Willebrand disease, caused by a deficiency or abnormality of von Willebrand factor, is the most common hereditary bleeding disorder, occurring in approximately 1% of the population. This article is intended to raise the level of awareness in the health care community and define the nurse's role in recognizing the clinical presentation of this… CONTINUE READING