Sickle cell disease in children: standards for clinical care

This document sets out standards and guidelines for clinical care of children with sickle cell disease.


Sickle cell disease in childhood: standards and guidelines for clinical care

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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