Teach the patient and significant others about the disorder and that it is unlikely that it will recur in the future. If the patient required blood component therapy, provide information about the risk of hepatitis or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. Check with the patient's obstetrician to determine if the patient can nurse the infant and resume unprotected sexual relations. Provide discharge instructions related to the patient's primary diagnosis. Teach the patient to notify the physician of any uncontrollable bleeding or syncope.
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