Adherence to hydroxyurea therapy in children with sickle cell anemia.

@article{Thornburg2010AdherenceTH,
  title={Adherence to hydroxyurea therapy in children with sickle cell anemia.},
  author={C. Thornburg and A. Calatroni and M. Telen and A. Kemper},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={156 3},
  pages={
          415-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess adherence to hydroxyurea therapy in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA), evaluate the association between adherence and hematologic profile, and identify barriers and facilitators of adherence. STUDY DESIGN Children with SCA (n=75) receiving hydroxyurea were recruited for a single-institution cross-sectional study. The primary outcome was association between treatment adherence and percent fetal hemoglobin (HbF). RESULTS Good adherence was estimated at 82% with… Expand
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