Patients with severe Haemophilia A or Von Willebrand disease can have life threatening spontaneous or post-traumatic bleeding like brain haemorrhage and gastrointestinal bleeding. In emergency medical setting, it is important to have a quick diagnosis of bleeding disorders for treatment.
On a video call, Bhatia slowly mouths his words. “Muscles in my face, shoulder and arms have become weak again. Imagine simple acts of speaking, smiling, kissing, lifting a cup. I can’t perform them easily”.
But the study found that the mental preparedness of the adolescents was “very poor”, as they were “very scared and anxious” when they learnt that they were going to get married. “There was a distinct lack of knowledge and awareness among girls regarding certain sexual and reproductive health issues that fuelled their fear and anxiety,” said researchers.