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New guidelines cover preventive, chronic, acute care for sickle cell disease | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
New evidence-based guidelines on the management of sickle cell disease were released last week by a group of experts convened by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
These cases and commentary, which address sickle cell disease, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
This month's issue includes stories on pain management, sickle cell anemia, and EHRs.
For most patients, dealing with pain will be a temporary issue. For sickle cell patients, it's a lifetime struggle.
Dedicated MRSA unit cuts hospital costs and length of stay.
This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 17 about sickle cell disease.
These cases and commentary, which address gout, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP15).
Care plans guide treatment of high utilizers.
Patient cases involving Benedikt's syndrome, Chikungunya fever, essential thrombocythemia, and more.