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Governor's Proclamation: Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Take the Sickle Cell Knowledge Quiz online - The CDC has posted an online sickle cell disease knowledge test with feed back at

New Medical Internet Streaming Videos on Sickle Cell Disease Management

The NHLBI Pulmonary and Vascular Medicine Branch has produced six new 45-minute lectures on sickle cell disease. The lectures are intended for physician trainees, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers and other ancillary health care workers. The lectures cover vaso-occlusive crisis, acute chest syndrome, hemolysis-associated pulmonary hypertension, genetics of sickle cell disease and thalassemia, pain management, and psychosocial issues. This education project was conducted by Lori Hunter, CRNP and James Nichols,RN. You will need the free Real Player on your PC to watch. The link

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Last Updated: 08-17-2012

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