Sickle cell disease

Prehospital management of sickle cell crisis: a case report

A 10-year-old Afro-Caribbean boy arrived home feeling unusually tired after playing football at school. He went straight to sleep but was woken at 17:00 with a sudden onset of intense pain (rated at...

Pre-hospital management of pain associated with an acute sickle cell crisis

In 2004, the London Ambulance Service conducted a clinical audit of SCD patients. The review showed that subjective pain scoring was recorded poorly by crews and that eligible patients did not receive...

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