Disease Management: Sickle Cell Anemia

After studying Module 4: Lecture Materials & Resources, discuss the following:


A 2-month-old is identified during newborn screening with sickle cell anemia.


How would you manage this patient at 2 months, 2 years, 6 years, and at 13 years old?

What are the issues for each stage in development?

Where would you refer this child?

How would you coordinate the care of this child?