Sick Cell Anemia and Vaso-occlusive Crisis
by Cathy Parkes February 21, 2022
A child with Sickle Cell Anemia experiencing vaso-occlusive crisis should be treated with scheduled opioid analgesia (non-opioid analgesia will not be sufficient!).
Increase fluid intake, encourage rest, and avoid cold-therapy as this may worsen the crisis with further vasoconstriction!
Leave a comment
Comments will be approved before showing up.
Videos by Subject
Sign up to get the latest on sales, new releases and more …