Posts - Quick Question Archive

Feb 27, 2021 1:46pm
Our March, 2021 Quick Question is a case study involving a 2 YO who experiences frequent anatomic [joint and body cavity] bleeds. The lab results are PT
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Feb 27, 2021 12:06pm
Our February, 2021 Quick Question was a case study that drew 60 responses. A 25-YO woman who is 1 month post-partum experiences bruising and menorrhagia. She reports that her mother and brother both experience easy bruising and that her own bruising disappeared during her pregnancy. What condition could cause these symptoms? Acquired hemophilia: 12% [7] Von Willebrand disease: 63% [38] Congenital hemophilia A: 15% [9] Disseminated intravascular coagulation: 10% [6]
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Jan 31, 2021 6:14pm
Our January, 2021 Quick Question asked, "How does your facility monitor warfarin in an atrial fibrillation [AFIB ] patient with lupus anticoagulant [LAC ]? The answers were...
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Dec 1, 2020 5:30pm
Our December, 2020 Quick Question addresses the uncommon incidence of breakthrough bleeds in hemophilia A patient who are being treated with emicizumab [HEMLIBRA], the immunotherapeutic that bypasses factor VIII. Treatment may become an issue in severe hemophilia in which patients develop inhibitors.
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