Affecting less than 200,000 people in the US each year, sickle cell disease (SCD) remains a rare but painful and often misunderstood illness. Patients suffering from SCD often fly under the radar for critical early-stage diagnosis, which can lead to future complications and poor outcomes. This series seeks to bridge the gap in SCD education for healthcare providers on the frontlines of emergency medicine to improve patient care. Hear from experts in the field as they discuss common misconceptions associated with SCD in an effort to shift currently held perceptions and understandings of SCD in the medical field.
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