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Patient Voices: Sickle Cell Anemia

New York Times - May 16, 2017
Approximately 100,000 people are living with sickle cell disease in the United States, and 300,000 babies are born with the condition every year across the globe. And while it can affect people of different races, a majority are African-American. Here ...

Student back in school after battle with sickle cell disease

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - May 13, 2017
The day marked 8-year-old Harrell's first day back at Lincoln Elementary after a bone marrow transplant and a “boost” that has left him all but officially cured from sickle cell disease. May 1 was day 656 since his first transplant and day 329 since ...

Inequities in funding and research on sickle cell disease

The Philadelphia Tribune - Apr 18, 2017
Pain from sickle cell disease crises is often undertreated as well. In part, this likely reflects racial and gender biases. Additionally, especially because the ischemic changes can't be seen (unlike gangrene, for example, which is obvious), health ...

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Uncertain Suffering: Racial Health Care Disparities and Sickle Cell Disease

by: Carolyn Rouse
On average, black Americans are sicker and die earlier than white Americans. Uncertain Suffering provides a richly nuanced examination of what this fact means for health care in the United States through the lens of sickle cell anemia, a disease that primarily affects blacks. In a wide ranging analysis that moves from individual patient cases to the compassionate yet distanced professionalism of health care specialists to the level of national policy, Carolyn Moxley Rouse uncovers the cultural assumptions that shape the quality and delivery of care for sickle cell patients.
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Managing Sickle Cell Disease: In Low-Income Families

by: Shirley Hill
Presents a comprehensive account of sickle cell disease (SCD) and its affect on low-income families. This book examines how low-income African American mothers with children suffering from this hereditary, incurable, and chronically painful disease, react to the diagnosis and manage their family's health care.
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Sickle Cell Disease: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice

by: Stephen H. Embury, Embury, Mohandas
Written by 80 of the world's foremost basic scientists and clinicians, this volume is the first comprehensive reference on sickle cell disease. Because this disease has diverse manifestations and involves many medical specialties, the contributors were chosen for their expertise in specific areas. Their discussions cover virtually every aspect of the disease - its molecular and cellular biology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, organ-specific complications, and clinical management. Coverage begins with recent laboratory findings on sickle hemoglobin and sickle red cell pathology.
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I Only Cry At Night: living with Sickle Cell Disease

by: P.Allen Jones
I Only Cry at Night, living with Sickle Cell Disease. A personal story about overcoming many obstacles including sickle cell disease.
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Sickle Cell Anemia. Written by Paulo César Naoum and Alia F. M. Naoum. A São José do Rio Preto's Science and Technology Academy video.

Living with sickle cell disease: Shaniya's story

Diagnosed with sickle cell disease, Shaniya came to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when she was 5 years old. Now 16, she strives to be a normal ...

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Sickle Cell Disease : Definition, Pathophysiology, Clinical & Lab Findings, Treatment

Sickle Cell Disease is a hereditary disorder of Haemoglobin. An abnormal haemoglobin named HbS is responsible for this disease . This video will discuss ...

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