Care of the Chronically Ill Patient with a Bleeding DisorderBarry, Detrice Green PhD, MSN, RN1; Hibner, Sandra MSN, RN2Rehabilitation Nursing Journal: May 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 3 - p 197–206 doi: 10.1002/rnj.129 Feature: CE ARTICLES Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Purpose: This article provides an overview of hemophilia, a chronic bleeding disorder. Design: The epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, complications, and management of hemophilia are described. Collaborative care using the Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) Comprehensive Care Model is presented in a case study. Conclusions/Clinical Relevance: Rehabilitation nurses may encounter patients across the lifespan with bleeding disorders and with basic hemophilia knowledge; coordination with the HTC can provide high-quality care for positive outcomes. 1 Wright State University–Miami Valley, College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, OH, USA 2 The Children's Medical Center of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA Accepted 7 August 2013 Correspondence Detrice G. Barry, Assistant Professor, Wright State University – Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, 3640 Colonel Glen Highway, Dayton, OH 45435-0001. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org © 2015 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.