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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000432497.24151.d4

Sickle cell disease: Taking a multidisciplinary approach

Apanah, Stephanie RPA-C; Rizzolo, Denise PhD, PA-C

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ABSTRACT: A costly major public health concern, sickle cell disease (SCD) affects up to 100,000 Americans and can cause life-threatening complications. This article reviews the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic testing, management, and treatment of patients with SCD.

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