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Inherited blood clotting disorders is a brief report of the collective views of a panel of WHO experts in the fields of hematology, human genetics, and preventive medicine. Topics include a review of our understanding of the process of clotting, the genetic factors underlying inherited disorders of coagulation, and the therapeutic and preventive measures necessary in their management.
The four pages on the physiology and biochemistry of blood coagulation are the weakest of this report. It does, however, go on to a lucid, brief review of the clinical expression, diagnosis, and management of the 10 recognized hereditary coagulation disorders, most
Inherited Blood Clotting Disorders. Report of a WHO Scientific Group.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:629. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-4-629_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(4):629.
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