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New guidelines cover preventive, chronic, acute care for sickle cell disease

Provide preoperative transfusion therapy for children and adults with sickle cell anemia to increase hemoglobin levels to 10 g/dL prior to undergoing a surgical procedure with general anesthesia. ... Children with sickle cell anemia who receive
September 2014

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue includes stories on pain management, sickle cell anemia, and EHRs. ... relief. Our Test Yourself feature also covers sickle cell disease. EHRs can also bring a lot of pain—to the hospitalist.
April 2013

Yes, sickle cell is a pain Dr. Feldman and other physicians knowledgeable about sickle cell disease are working to improve these outcomes. ... Hassell. The fact that most sickle cell patients are African-American may further complicate this issue.
April 2013

MKSAP quiz on sickle cell disease

This patient has sickle cell anemia and presents with a severe painful episode. ... This patient with sickle cell anemia has an acute worsening of his chronic anemia.
April 2013

MKSAP quiz on sickle cell disease

Medical history is significant for sickle cell anemia, with a hospital admission for acute chest syndrome last year. ... She reports no chest pain but feels very weak. Medical history is significant for homozygous sickle cell anemia (Hb SS).
December 2017

MKSAP quiz on gout

For example, Salmonella infection has been reported in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, AIDS, or sickle cell anemia, whereas patients who use illicit injection drugs often have infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
April 2012

A simple plan for complex patients

While the criteria of what constitutes a superutilizer can vary, there are some common diagnoses among this population, including mood disorders, schizophrenia, cancer, sickle cell anemia, congestive heart failure, and chronic ... For example, a sickle
July 2015

Success Story: Dedicated MRSA unit cuts hospital costs and length of stay

The unit cares for older patients with chronic illnesses as well as younger patients with sickle-cell anemia and athletes with community-acquired infection, according to Ms.
March 2008

Cases from Brown University: Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital

The red blood cell infection rate was 15%. The patient was initially started on azithromycin and atovaquone but was quickly switched to IV clindamycin and oral quinine as worsening anemia and ... While Rhode Island is the only state to screen for Babesia
March 2015

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