TITLE

The Sickle Cell Crisis: A Dilemma in Pain Relief

AUTHOR(S)
Geller, Alan K.; O'Connor, M. Kevin
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2008, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p320
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study about sickle cell anemia, a recessive genetic disorder in which red blood cells take on an unusual shape, leading to other problems with the blood. This disease is considered the most common of the hereditary blood disorders. It occurs almost exclusively on African Americans.
ACCESSION #
31154404

 

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