Quiz time

A 34-year-old patient arrives in the emergency department after hurting his leg during a soccer game. He says he has hemophilia type A. In which coagulation factor is he deficient?

a. Factor VI

b. Factor VII

c. Factor VIII

d. Factor IX

Correct answer: c. Patients with hemophilia type A are deficient in coagulation factor VIII.

To learn more, read the continuing nursing education article: “What every nurse should know about hemophilia”

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  1. The article was very informative and a great review about hemophilia and treatment. Enjoyed learning about the new factors and their references.

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