Evidence-Based Management of Sickle Cell Disease: Expert Panel Report, 2014

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Last Reviewed: September 2014

This report provides recommendations to help primary care providers and other clinicians, nurses, and staff make decisions about the treatment and care of people with sickle cell disease. It includes guidelines related to:

  • Routine health maintenance
  • Recognition and treatment of common complications
  • Prescribing  and monitoring hydroxyurea and blood transfusion therapy
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National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. (2014). Evidence-based management of sickle cell disease: expert panel report, 2014. Retrieved from https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/evidence-based-management-sickle-cell-disease