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There have been dramatic improvements in the care of hemophiliacs in the past several years. Patients with hemophilia usually have chronic problems that fall within the perview of orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, oral surgeons and dentists, nursing personnel, social workers, geneticists, educational and vocational counsellors, and persons interested in the economics of health care, to name but a few. Thus the term "comprehensive care" has come to be widely used in centers of hemophilia treatment. The results of the systematic application of comprehensive health care to these patients are clear; the chronically disabled are converted to well adjusted, productive members
Comprehensive Management of Hemophilia.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:677. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-5-677_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(5):677.
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