Adults over 40
The CHS wallet travel card contains information about how to access care and treatment when away from home. Among other things, and especially to help globetrotters, the wallet card contains 16 key phrases in English, French and Spanish that can be used in an emergency situation.
Identifying common joint & muscle bleeds
An information booklet designed to help people living with bleeding disorders identify common joint and muscle bleeds in their earliest stages, so that proper treatment can begin as soon as possible. It is written to help people of all ages perform a self-assessment and to help parents assess their children. Developed by the Canadian Physiotherapists in Hemophilia Care (CPHC).
Challenges, Choices, Decisions: A Guide on Orthopedic Surgery for People with Hemophilia
This educational resource, has been developed as a guide to help hemophilia patients, not affected by an inhibitor, and their families understand what is involved in orthopedic surgery. It has been adapted from the original booklet published in 2008 for people with hemophilia and inhibitors. Available in PDF only.
Challenges, Choices, Decisions: A guide on orthopedic surgery for people with hemophilia and inhibitors
Until fairly recently, the risk of uncontrolled bleeding has prohibited most surgeries for patients with inhibitors. In the past decade, the availability of bypassing agents to manage bleeding during surgery has allowed procedures to be performed that previously were not considered possible. This new educational resource was developed as a guide to help hemophilia patients and their families understand what is involved in orthopedic surgery in the presence of inhibitors.
Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
A resource on managing pain for people with bleeding disorders
Dental Care for People with Bleeding Disorders
People with bleeding disorders have the same kinds of dental problems as other people. Regular dental checkups and good oral hygiene can help reduce mouth bleeding and prevent the need for major dental work.
When dental problems occur, however, treatment may require more planning. This booklet includes basic guidelines on how to recognize and cope with dental problems.
The Passport to well-being program provides people with bleeding disorders, at all stages of their lives, with information, skills and strategies to enable them to maximize their quality of life.
Roadmap for Managing Pain
Raising awareness of ways to manage the pain that is so common to people with bleeding disorders.
Navigating the Emergency Department
Helping people with bleeding disorders prepare for visits to the Emergency Department.
Bon Voyage! Travelling with a Bleeding Disorder
Helping people with bleeding disorders reduce the risks of travel so they can enjoy their adventure to its fullest.
FactorFirst and TreatFirst resources
The FactorFirst and TreatFirst cards were developed as a resource for the individual to carry in his/her wallet for presentation to Emergency Department staff when accessing emergency care. The card contains important patient information including details on diagnosis and treatment guidelines and contact names and phone numbers of the patient’s bleeding disorder treatment centre.