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Social and psychological responses to home treatment of haemophilia.
  1. J M Kaufert


    A pilot home treatment programme was set up in 1975 by the Department of Haematology and Community Medicine, St. Thomas's Hospital, London, and the Haemophilia Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford. The purpose of the study was to assess the clinical, social, and economic effects of enabling haemophiliacs to treat themselves at home. The clinical and economic aspects of the project have been discussed by Ingram et al. In this paper the immediate social and psychological impact of the home treatment programme is described.

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