sickle-cell disease

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sickle-cell disease

[′sik·əl ¦sel di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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Why are pain-killers not necessarily the most important requirement for sickle cell crisis when the patient first arrives in hospital?
NUMB LOWER LIP: This complication of Sickle Cell Crisis which I was the first to describe for the attention of the medical world can frighten patients and their relatives into thinking that they are on the verge of a stroke.
Researchers wishing to know where it was first described should take note of this reference: "Konotey-Ahulu F I D, Mental nerve neuropathy: a complication of sickle cell crisis.
The two men have a combined experience of 80 years covering thousands of patients in sickle cell crisis, and eschew the use of morphine and diamorphine in the care of such patients.
Our aim was to enhance the safety of perfusion, decrease the incidence of perioperative sickle cell crisis and thus decrease the risk of perioperative multi-organ failure.
If all the evidence supports the diagnosis of addiction, the team members might need to treat YP differently from other patients in a sickle cell crisis, but they would still have ethical and legal duties to provide her with adequate pain control.
Receiving this award bolsters our company's efforts to advance our lead drug candidate, GMI-1070, which is currently in a Phase 2 clinical trial of patients experiencing sickle cell crisis.
16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research on sickle cell disease (SCD) has found that using antibiotics to deplete the body's microbiome may prevent acute sickle cell crisis and could offer the first effective strategy for warding off the disease's long-term complications, such as organ failure.
BAHRAIN is on the verge of a sickle cell crisis with the disease claiming the life of a person almost once a week, say campaigners.

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