Learning Sessions – Sickle Cell Disease

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Improving Care for Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department and Beyond

The goal of this session will be to define optimal care processes for SCD, explore ways to enhance connections with outpatient providers (especially when there is an unmet need), and ongoing work to disseminate best practices for the management of this important and potentially life-threatening rare disease.

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Sickle Cell Disease – Achieving Success Through Synergy

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited hematological disorder that affects the hemoglobin content of red blood cells. In the United States, sickle cell disease occurs in approximately one in 350 live births. In Shelby County, Tennessee this rate has been found to be significantly higher at one in 287 live births.

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How Much of an Emergency is Pain in Sickle Cell Disease?

A Memphis hematologist shares information about Sickle Cell Disease, its epidemiology, pathophysiology and survival trends. Dr. Jane Hankins also discusses the clinical presentation of vaso-occlusive pain or crisis as well as the treatment of pain for individuals living with sickle cell disease.

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Sickle Cell Disease – Look Behind the Pain

In this video presentation Dr. Patricia Adams-Graves, hematologist and Medical Director of the Diggs- Kraus Sickle Cell Center, discusses known complications that may contribute to acute pain in sickle cell disease.

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Streamlining Care for Sickle Cell Pain in the Adult Emergency Department

This video features Dr. Patricia Kavanagh, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center addressing acute pain management in Sickle Cell patients who present to the emergency department (ED).

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Pain and Sickle Cell Disease: Treatment and Guidelines

This video features Dr. Jane Hankins, Medical Director of the Methodist Healthcare Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, addressing acute pain management in Sickle Cell patients who present to the emergency department (ED). 23 minutes.

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