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Keeper | Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood

Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood: Standards and Recommendations for Clinical Care, a document prepared on behalf of the Sickle Cell Society by Dr Moira Dick, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist (retired), King’s College Hospital, London and Professor David Rees, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, King’s College Hospital, London.




Introduction to the 3rd edition

Background to sickle cell disease in children

Overview of healthcare delivery for children with sickle cell disease

Standards and recommendations

Organisation of care

Pathway of care

Ongoing issues

Chronic complications

Acute complications

Elective surgery and preoperative care Specific treatments Standards

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