NHLBI Educational Materials Catalog: The Management of Sickle Cell Disease
The Management of Sickle Cell Disease
Updated and expanded. The recently published (2002) fourth edition of this clinical guide for health care professionals, developed by leading pediatricians, nurses, hematologists, and internists, summarizes collective experiences with various therapeutic regimens. Includes a new section on Diagnosis and Counseling, with information on Neonatal Screening, Genetic Counseling, Web listings, and other useful resources. Reflects the most recent advances and modifications in the clinical management of sickle cell disease as well as findings from the Preoperative Transfusion Study, Prophylactic Penicillin Trial II, Multi-center Hydroxyurea Study, and epidemiological data from the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease.