Nolan: Conclusion


Patients and their families have become extremely well-informed about all areas of hemophilia in many ways that make them the real experts in the community.

This very strength can make it difficult for new health-care providers to become integrated and feel comfortable in treating their children. You might wonder how to approach families as you are still learning.

Honesty is best. Assess your knowledge, skills and level of experience. If you are open and enlist their support, patients and their families can become your best teachers.