Sickle cell disease: managing the condition
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Population screening programmes: leaflets and how to order them and Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: commission and provide
- 1 January 2012
This document sets out guidance for parents of children diagnosed with sickle cell disease.
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This document sets out advice for parents with a child diagnosed with sickle cell disease.
It includes information about:
- what the condition is
- the different types of sickle cell disease
- the effects of sickle cell disease
- procedures to keep the child well
- common ailments for children with sickle cell disease
- immunisations and medications for a child with the sickle cell disease
- how to manage a child with sickle cell disease when away from home
- advice on visiting the hospital outpatient clinic
Published: 1 January 2012