Background: the care of the patient with hemophilia can only be multidisciplinary. Physiotherapy is as important and as effective a therapeutic means as substitution for deficient factor VIII or IX. Like all chronic diseases, patients with hemophilia must benefit from therapeutic education. TE plays a key role in the acceptance, compliance, regularity and success of physiotherapy sessions.
Aims: The interest of physiotherapy to preserve joint capital.
Methods: Patient training for physiotherapy and self-treatment began in January 2016. 21 patients underwent TE for their care in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University HOSPITAL in Western of Algeria Oran. 17 H.A severe and 0 4 H.B severe
Educational objective: -The interest of physiotherapy to preserve joint capital, Hand washing, dosing calculation and product preparation, practical courses on peripheral venous approaches on artificial arms, Individually or in groups of 3 patients at the rate of one to two sessions per week. Hemophilia and waste management. -All procedures performed at home must be recorded in the hemophiliac´s diary.
Results: The healthcare team should monitor the use of FAH and assess the effectiveness of the Physiotherapy and Self-treatment program. In 05 university students and 07 high school students, there has been a reduction in school absenteeism. Among the 09 salaried hemophiliacs, 06 report a significant improvement in the quality of life, with more autonomy and taking responsibility and less absenteeism at work. Self-treatment and physiotherapy allowed better preservation of joint capital and improved quality of life for hemophiliac patients.
Conclusions: The quality and safety of care are conditioned by a commitment on the part of the patients and carers while ensuring the application of safety measures as well as the quality of self-treatment and ensuring the continuity of physiotherapy sessions. to preserve joint capital and good muscle condition and introduce hemophilia patients to self-rehabilitation.
To cite this abstract in AMA style:Djaafri M, Saidi D, Messaoudi R, Touhami H. The Role of the Nurse in the Therapeutic Education of Hemophiliac Patients in Preparation for Physiotherapy [abstract]. Res Pract Thromb Haemost. 2020; 4 (Suppl 1). https://abstracts.isth.org/abstract/the-role-of-the-nurse-in-the-therapeutic-education-of-hemophiliac-patients-in-preparation-for-physiotherapy/. Accessed January 27, 2022.
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