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hemophilia is a _____ disorder

bleeding

hemophilia A is a deficiency of factor #

VIII

during an acute bleeding episode, you should apply ___ for 15 min and apply ___

pressure and ice

the inheritance pattern for hemophilia is

sex linked recessive

in hemophilia the PTT is ___ the coagulation or clotting time is ____ and the platelet count is ____

ptt is up (increased, longer)
clotting time is up (increased, longer)
platelet count is not affected

what does hemarthrosis mean

bleeding into the joints

during bleeding into the joints, you should ___ the extremity

immobilize to prevent dislodging of the clots that do form

to treat hemarthrosis you should ____ the extremity above the ___

elevate, heart

what is the name of frozen factor VIII given to hemophiliacs

cryoprecipitate

once you have stopped the bleeding into the joint how long should the patient wait before bearing weight or doing ROM

48 hours

what drug can you apply topically to stop bleeding?

epinephrine, or the topical fibrin foam

which of these symptoms are not seen in hemophilia? prolonged bleeding, petechia, ecchymosis, hematoma

petechiae

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