Treating Patients With Von Willebrand Disease
Maintaining oral health is paramount for individuals with this blood clotting disorder.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define von Willebrand disease (VWD).
- Identify the signs and symptoms of this disease.
- Discuss the clinical implications of VWD on oral health.
- Explain the protocol for providing comprehensive oral health care to patients with this blood clotting disorder.
This course was published in the July 2015 issue and expires July 31, 2018. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.