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Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
Part 1: NHLBI Diagnosis Guidelines

Introduction & Clinical Assessment Recommendations



Initial Patient Evaluation — History

Slide 18

May 2011

Recommendation III.A. from the NHLBI VWD Guidelines states: "Until further evaluation of scoring systems and criteria for assessing bleeding history and the probability of VWD, the Expert Panel suggests that an increasing number of positive responses to the questions about bleeding, and abnormal findings on physical examination, increase the likelihood that an individual has a bleeding disorder, including possible VWD."

Initial Patient Evaluation History

 


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