Comprehensive care is a multidisciplinary approach to the medical and psychosocial issues associated with bleeding disorders.
- Comprehensive care center providing evaluation and comprehensive care for patients with bleeding disorders.
- Annual comprehensive evaluation by center staff, including treatment by specialist consultants when necessary.
- Consultation and coordination with private physicians.
- Coagulation laboratory equipped to perform tests to detect bleeding disorders.
- Walk-in clinic for immediate care of bleeding episodes.
- Home infusion training for patients and family members
- Patient and family education regarding bleeding disorders
- In-service training for medical professionals, schools, businesses and other community agencies
- Resource materials, including brochures, videos, etc.
On-Going Research Studies
- Long-range impact of bleeding disorders
- New bleeding control technologies
- Assistance in obtaining insurance coverage, including the state hemophilia program
- Financial and vocational counseling
- Individual and family counseling
- Support groups
- National Hemophilia Foundation local chapter support
- Summer camp for children, ages 6 to 15, with bleeding disorders
- Referral to other community agencies as needed
For additional information, contact the center at 865.305.9170 or Fax 865.305.9876 or visit the National Hemophilia Foundation.