TITLE

Sickle Cell Vasculopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Burke, Alison E.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/10/2008, Vol. 300 Issue 22, p2690
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents patient information for the genetic disease sickle cell vasculopathy. A description of sickle cell disease and its signs and symptoms which include pain, fever, and acute chest syndrome are included. Recommended treatments such as intravenous fluid hydration, blood transfusions, and the drug hydroxyurea are listed. Prevention recommendations including drinking fluids and avoiding exertion are also included.
ACCESSION #
35623711

 

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