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Br J Haematol. 2010 May;149(4):498-507. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2010.08139.x. Epub 2010 Mar 11.

A United Kingdom Haemophilia Centre Doctors' Organization guideline approved by the British Committee for Standards in Haematology: guideline on the use of prophylactic factor VIII concentrate in children and adults with severe haemophilia A.

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St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK. michael.richards@leedsth.nhs.uk

Abstract

Consensus-based guidelines supported by the literature are presented on the role of prophylactic administration of factor VIII concentrate in children and adults with severe haemophilia A. The timing of initiation of prophylaxis, the choice of prophylactic regimen, monitoring, management of breakthrough bleeding and education of the patient and family are discussed.

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