Hemophilia (Book, 2008) [Portland Community College Library]
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Author: Michelle Raabe
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2008.
Series: Genes & disease.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A comprehensive guide to hemophilia that discusses the history of the disease, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options, and ethical concerns.
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Raabe
ISBN: 9780791096482 0791096483
OCLC Number: 183261247
Description: 133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is hemophilia? --
The history of hemophilia --
The inheritance of hemophilia --
Symptoms, complications, and the diagnosis of hemophilia --
Treatment of hemophilia: whole blood transfusions to clotting factor concentrates --
Treatment of hemophilia: recombinant clotting factors and gene therapy --
Living with hemophilia.
Series Title: Genes & disease.
Responsibility: Michelle Raabe.


Resulting from mutations in genes that code for blood proteins necessary for clotting, hemophilia is an ancient, hereditary disease that usually affects males and can be classified as severe,  Read more...
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