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?