A community based field research project investigating anaemia amongst young children living in rural Karnataka, India: a cross sectional study
- Sickle Cell Sufferers Living Longer, Dying Less
Front Disease. // Black Issues in Higher Education;5/20/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p14
Reports on a study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas which showed the improvement in survival rates among children receiving treatments for sickle cell disease. Information on the disease; Epidemiology of the disease among African Americans; Reasons for the...
- Day hospital management for vaso-occlusive crises beneficial. // Hem/Onc Today;5/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p43
The article reports on the effectivity of treatment for vaso-occlusive crises in a day hospital setting for children with sickle cell disease. The researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, studied children who were admitted to the day hospital at the Texas Children's Sickle...
- Effect of Juices on Nutritional Absorption of Iron in Children. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;9/1/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p948
Deals with the effect of juices on nutritional absorption of iron in children. Frequency of the incidence of iron-deficiency anemia among one-to five-year-old children in the U.S.; Factors that can affect the absorption of iron; Type of meals from which children absorb iron well.
- One Family's Struggle With SICKLE CELL DISEASE. Collier, Aldore // Ebony;Jul2006, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p66
Relates the struggles of an African American family whose children have sickle cell disease. Risk factors for the development of sickle cell disease; Impact of the disease on the family of Dorian Simpson and Lavender Simpson; Implications of the disease for the education of their children.
- Evaluation of Anemia in Children. JANUS, JENNIFER; MOERSCHEL, SARAH K. // American Family Physician;6/15/2010, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p1462
Anemia is defined as a hemoglobin level of less than the 5th percentile for age. Causes vary by age. Most children with anemia are asymptomatic, and the condition is detected on screening laboratory evaluation. Screening is recommended only for high-risk children. Anemia is classified as...
- A prospective, cross-sectional study of anaemia and peripheral iron status in antiretroviral naÃ¯ve, HIV-1 infected children in Cape Town, South Africa. Eley, Brian S.; Sive, Alan A.; Shuttleworth, Margaret; Hussey, Gregory D. // BMC Infectious Diseases;2002, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p3
Background: Anaemia is a common manifestation of paediatric HIV infection. Although there are many causes, anaemia of chronic diseases is the most frequent type. In poor countries iron deficiency is widespread. It is probable that many HIV-infected children in these countries are also iron...
- chapter 33: Caring for the Child with a Hematological Condition. Ward, Susan L.; Hisley, Shelton M. // Maternal-Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Ch;Jan2009, p1071
Chapter 33 of the book "Maternal-Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children and Families," by Susan L. Ward and Shelton M. Hisley, is presented. It focuses on the common hematological conditions in children such as anemia, sickle cell disease (SCD) and thalassemia, their signs...
- Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood: Part I. Laboratory Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Health Maintenance. Wethers, Doris L. // American Family Physician;9/1/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p1013
Over the past 25 years, morbidity and mortality have decreased significantly in children with sickle cell disease, and screening tests are now available to diagnose the disease in newborns. The incidence of sepsis caused by pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae infections has declined because...
- Early, prolonged treatment for proteinuria may prevent sickle nephropathy. // Kidney;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p14
Presents an abstract of the study 'Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Glomerulopathy in Children With Sickle Cell Disease,' by D.R. Wigfall, R.E. Ware, M.R. Burchinal et al.