TITLE

Chapter 7: von Willebrand's disease

AUTHOR(S)
Green, David; Ludlam, Christopher A.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Fast Facts: Bleeding Disorders;2006, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 7 of the book "Fast Facts: Bleeding Disorders," by David Green and Christopher A. Ludlam is presented. It explores the clinical features, diagnosis, classification and treatment of von Willebrand disease. It notes that patients with such diseases should be characterized by laboratory investigation as fully as possible. Moreover, it mentions that Desmopressin, a nasal spray, is considered as the most effective therapy for such disease.
ACCESSION #
43798337

 

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