- Never keep a person with hemophilia waiting.
- Contact parents immediately if:
– Student suffers a blow to the head, neck or abdomen.
- – In any emergency situation.
- SIGNS & SYMPTOMS that a bleed may be occurring:
– Complaints of tingling, bubbling, stiffness, or decreased range of motion in any limb.
- – Student has a swollen body part, usually a joint, or an area that is warm to the touch.
- – Student favors an arm or leg more than usual.
- – Student limps, or refuses to use a limb.
- Small surface cuts (such as a paper cut) generally respond to basic first aid – wash the cut, apply pressure and bandage.
- Maintain Universal Precautions at all times when treating an open wound.
- Contact your School Nurse for additional information pertinent to your student.
- Hemophilia Fast Facts
- Symptoms Of Bleeding
- What To Do When A Joint Bleed Occurs
- Do I Need A 504 Plan?