1. The body-an introduction to structure and function.- 2. Bleeding and clotting.- 3. The causes of bleeding disorders.- 4. Bleeding episodes.- 5. Treatment 1-therapeutic materials.- 6. Treatment 2-treatment of bleeds; home therapy.- 7. Treatment 3-physiotherapy, appliances, dental care.- 8. How a major operation is conducted in safety.- 9. Activities and precautions.- 10. Education and employment.- 11. Sex and family planning.- 12. Clotting factor antibodies (inhibitors).- 13. Past, present and future.- Appendix 1-Medical care: what someone with haemophilia should expect.- Appendix 2-Aspirin and paracetamol preparations.