This practical guide to the treatment of both the inherited and acquired types of hemorrhagic disorders is a welcome addition to a series of recent books dealing with this rapidly changing topic. Special chapters discuss orthopedic, dental, and psychiatric aspects of therapy, areas in which patient care has often been neglectful. Brief theoretical considerations are followed by concise outlines of therapy. The references are representative and generally well chosen. Occasional differences of opinion among the various contributors are encountered, for instance, those relating to the incidence of circulating anticoagulants among patients with hemophilia.

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