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    Classic Haemophilia

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    Haemophilia is an inherited blood clotting disorder where the blood doesn’t clot properly because there isn’t enough clotting factor VIII or IX in the blood of someone who is affected by haemophilia (ref). There are two types of haemophilia. The most common form, Haemophilia A, or Classic Haemophilia, affects people who are deficient in factor VIII and Haemophilia B, or Christmas Disease, affects people who are deficient in factor IX. Haemophilia can also be referred to as ‘the royal disease’ because

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    On this Essay, I have decided to talk about Haemophilia because is a disease that is affecting people from different ages and sex. Haemophilia is a genetic disorder caused by the deficiency in the clotting factor 8 (Haemophilia A) or clotting factor 9 (Haemophilia B). This disease is incurable and can be life threatening without the proper treatment. Going back in history, Haemophilia is also known as “Royal Disease”. This is because Queen Victoria was a carrier of the disease gene and passed it

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    Haemophilia In Australia

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    Haemophilia is a genetic disorder that is passed through generations on the x chromosomes, that affects the clotting factor in the blood and makes patients more prone to spontaneous and injury-resulted bleeding which is usually internal. According to the Haemophilia Foundation Australia (2015), there are over 3,000 cases of haemophilia in Australia, and more than half the cases are in males. The National Haemophilia Foundation (2013) website shows that cases of haemophilia go back to the 2n d century

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    There are three different types of this disorder each having its own range of severity. The first and most common type of Haemophilia is type A, this type is usually caused by a missing or defective VIII protein. Haemophilia is present in around 1 in every 5000 males. The range of severity in type A ranges from mild to severe. Mild cases are the most common, it is generally only discovered when the afflicted gains a severe enough injury, when having tooth extractions or other surgeries and in many

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    may profoundly alter the biology of cells in our body, resulting in a genetic disorder. Haemophilia A, also known as factor VIII (FVIII)

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    Definition Haemophilia and Genetic basis: Haemophilia is a bleeding disorder where the person’s blood clots ineffectively causing spontaneous or injury induced unnaturally rapid internal and external bleeds. This is a result of a severe lack of various clotting factors, depending on type, in the blood. A clotting factor is a protein in blood that controls bleeding. Haemophilia is described as being of sex-linked inheritance and is passed down through the family genes. There are three types of Haemophilia;

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    SYMPTOMS OF HEMOPHILIA Student Name Institutional Affiliation Date   Abstract This research paper is about the various symptoms of hemophilia. The paper is going to outline and deeply describe the various ways that hemophilia manifests itself on patients. The paper also encompasses the factors that triggers the symptoms and the afterward effects on the individual. This paper will involve sourcing information from several books written by reputable authors and also getting information from the websites

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    Hemophilia Essay

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    Hemophilia is the oldest known hereditary bleeding disorder. There are two types of hemophilia, A and B (Christmas Disease). Low levels or complete absence of a blood protein essential for clotting causes both. Patients with hemophilia A lack the blood clotting protein, factor VIII, and those with hemophilia B lack factor IX. A person with severe hemophilia has less than 1% of the normal amount of a clotting factor - either Factor VIII (8) or Factor IX (9). People without hemophilia have between

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    PRENATAL COUNSELING FOR HAEMOPHILIA Haemophilia is an inherited blood disorder in which the blood does not clot and the bleeding disorders are due to defects in the blood vessels, the coagulation mechanism, or the blood platelets. An individual who is suffering from the disorder may bleed spontaneously and doesn’t clot or may bleed for longer period as compared to normal, healthy person. It is the condition where an individual is having deficiency of the clotting factor. When coagulation factors

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    Essay on Hemophilia: A Bleeding Disease

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    According to the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, hemophilia also spelled haemophilia, is a genetic disorder of the mechanism of blood clotting that is usually inherited (Fallon 1276). The symptoms of this disease can range from mild to severe which makes prognosis very difficult to determine. Sylvia Mader says, “Hemophilia is called the bleeder’s disease because the affected person’s blood either does not clot or clots very slowly” (489). Hemophilia is a rare genetic disease that

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