Sickle Cell 2009: support and management of children with sickle cell

Venue: Institute of Physics

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Nov 30, 2009 End Date/Time: Dec 01, 2009
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Sickle Cell 2009 brings together leading experts in the fields of haematology, paediatrics, nursing and school nursing, to discuss the central issues and practical management of children with sickle cell.

It is anticipated that participants will benefit from:

• Comprehensive reviews of the biology, causes and symptoms of sickle cell disease

• Insights on the experiences of mothers living with sickle cell children

• An understanding of the roles of the sickle cell counsellor and the school nurse working with sickle cell children

• An opportunity to learn about how children with sickle cell can be supported within the education setting

• Expert opinions on the optimal clinical management of sickle cell patients

• Overviews of advances in bone marrow transplantation and in the development of new therapies for sickle cell disease

• An opportunity to share and exchange ideas with leading practitioners in the field


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