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How to do routine care for the baby who has sickle cell anemia?

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Dr. Robert Warner
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Prevent complication

Early hematologic intervention is necessary to determine the degree of disease (trait vs disease) and the fesability of bone marrow transplantation and/or transfusions and therapy to avoid iron overload.
Avoidance of infectious compoications will help avoid morbidity, such as appropriate use of antibiotics and vaccinations.

In brief: Prevent complication

Early hematologic intervention is necessary to determine the degree of disease (trait vs disease) and the fesability of bone marrow transplantation and/or transfusions and therapy to avoid iron overload.
Avoidance of infectious compoications will help avoid morbidity, such as appropriate use of antibiotics and vaccinations.
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