Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
Note: This article is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be construed as direct medical advice or the official opinion/position of HFA, its staff, or its Board of Directors. Readers are strongly encouraged to discuss their own medical treatment with their healthcare providers. Pain is a serious medical concern in our country. Approximately […]
Note: The following is an edited form of a press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The original form of the release can be read here. To read more about pain issues in the hemophilia community, please visit these resources from HFA: Opioids, Addiction, & Bleeding Disorders Pain Toolkit Webinar: Ouch! […]
It is recognized in the bleeding disorders community that opioid medications can be a helpful addition to the treatment plan for patients experiencing refractory acute pain, as well as for those with long-standing chronic pain resulting from joint disease. Opioids as a class of drugs are used for many types of pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]
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