Blood transfusion services for patients with sickle cell disease in Nigeria.

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BACKGROUND Safe, timely red blood cell transfusion saves lives and chronic transfusion therapy (CTT) prevents or limits morbidities such as stroke, therefore improving quality of life of patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). METHODS This questionnaire-based study assessed the ability of sickle cell centers in Nigeria to provide safe blood to patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/inthealth/ihw014

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