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If this book had been titled The Management of Advanced Musculoskeletal Problems in the Haemophilias, and had confined itself to that area, it could have been recommended without reservation. There are useful chapters on chronic hemophilic arthropathy, hemophilic cysts and pseudotumors, peripheral nerve lesions, reconstructive surgery, fractures, and the use of physiotherapy, to mention just a few. The medical photography and frequent bone radiographs are of high quality, and there are also useful introductory chapters on hemostasis and general principles concerning the hemophilias.
On page 41, the authors state, "many of the joint bleeds which require 2-3 weeks orthopedic management,
The Management of Musculo-skeletal Problems in the Haemophilias.. Ann Intern Med. ;79:771. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-5-771_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(5):771.
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