Case 133: Starting some treatment

You explain to the Mum that you are going to give the boy some treatment with factor VIII. 

You suspect he has a knee bleed and he will need to be admitted to the ward for a few days until things improve. 

He will likely need repeated treatment for a short time until the symptoms improve. 

She wants to know more about the treatment and what risks are associated with it.

What do you say?  What might she be particularly concerned about?

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