Management and Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease
Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin
DIANE Publishing, 1995 - Medical - 114 pages
Serves as a guide for the health care worker involved in the management of patients with sickle cell disease. Represents a collective summary of experiences with therapeutic regimens rather than the by-product of controlled clinical trials. Referred to as the Bible or "cookbook". Covers: child, adolescent and adult health care maint.; patient care coord.; psychosocial mgmt.; newborn screening; infection; painful events; lung; stroke; transfusion; eye; contraception and pregnancy; prenatal diagnosis; gallbladder& liver; leg ulcers; bones and joints; etc.
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