Hope and Destiny

Hope and Destiny

The Patient's and Parent's Guide to Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait

Book - 2002
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An up-to-date, informative, and personal discussion of sickle-cell anaemia, this guide provides information on medically proven methods of treatment along with patient vignettes. Written primarily for African Americans, who comprise the majority of the victims of sickle-cell anaemia, this handbook for patients and those who live or work with them examines the complex issues that surround this genetic disease. Advice on dealing with the physical suffering, inability to work, quality of life issues, and premature death that affect sickle-cell patients is offered in layman's terms to aid patients and caregivers in making informed decisions.
Publisher: Roscoe, Ill. : Hilton Pub., c2002
ISBN: 9780967525846
0967525845
Characteristics: xi, 260 p. : ill., maps
Additional Contributors: Sacerdote, Alan

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