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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/25/11 Neurological and Cognitive Outcomes in Pediatric Sickle Carmen Sanchez, M.A. Psychology Department 2/25/11 Overview Who is affected by sickle cell disease (SCD)? Biological Underpinnings of SCD Historical Background of SCD Neurological Outcomes Cognitive Outcomes 2/25/11 Sickle Cell Disease 1 in 400 African Americans have SCD 1 in 12 African Americans carry trait (an estimated 2 million) 1 in every 1000- 1400 Hispanic 2/25/11 2/25/11 SCD as general term for Sickle Cell Anemia (Hb-SS) Sickle Hemoglobin C Disease (Hb- SC) Sickle Beta Thalassemia Disease (Hb-S+ thalassemia, Hb-S thalassemia) 2/25/11 Overview Who is affected by sickle cell disease (SCD)? Biological Underpinnings of SCD Historical Background of SCD Neurological Outcomes Cognitive Outcomes 2/25/11 Pathophysiology of SCD 2/25/11 Pathophysiology of SCD Symptoms stem from: The properties of sickle red blood cells (RBC) (Hemolytic anemia) (Hypoxia) 2/25/11 Treatment Strategies Chronic RBC Transfusions Hydroxyurea Bone Marrow Transplantation 2/25/11 Overview Who is affected by sickle cell disease...
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