The Many Complications of Sickle Cell Disease – PediaCast CME 071
- Dr Susan Creary visits the studio as we consider sickle cell disease and its many complications, including frequent infections, pain crisis, acute chest syndrome and stroke. Free Category 1 CME/CE Credit for listeners. We hope you can join us!
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- Complications of Sickle Cell Disease
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Define sickle cell disease and describe the various types of this disorder, including HbSS, HbSC and Hb S/β-Thal.
- Recognize 12 potential complications of sickle cell disease.
- Provide anticipatory guidance for families on the early recognition of sickle cell complications.
- Advise those with sickle cell trait on issues of family planning and high-risk activities.
- Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Program at Nationwide Children’s
- Hematology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
- American Sickle Cell Anemia Association
- Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
- Sickle Cell Disease (CDC)
- Diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disorders (UpToDate)
- Overview of the Clinical Manifestations of Sickle Cell Disease (UpToDate)
- Overview of the Management and Prognosis of Sickle Cell Disease (UpToDate)
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