Sickle Cell Programs and Services in the Commonwealth
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.