Sickle cell disease in children: standards for clinical care
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Population screening programmes: leaflets and how to order them and Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: commission and provide
- 1 October 2010
This document sets out standards and guidelines for clinical care of children with sickle cell disease.
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This publication explains the clinical care standards for children with sickle cell disease.
The document includes information about:
- sickle cell disease in childhood
- identification of the condition
- outpatient care
- the transition to adult care
- ongoing issues and chronic complaints
- treatment options
- routine surgery and care
- psychological management
- management of complications
Published: 1 October 2010