Emergency department visits made by patients with sickle cell disease: a descriptive study, 1999-2007.

@article{Yusuf2010EmergencyDV,
  title={Emergency department visits made by patients with sickle cell disease: a descriptive study, 1999-2007.},
  author={Hussain R. Yusuf and Hani K. Atrash and Scott D Grosse and Christopher Sebastian Parker and Althea M. Grant},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 4 Suppl},
  pages={S536-41}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) often use emergency department services to obtain medical care. Limited information is available about emergency department use among patients with SCD. PURPOSE This study assessed characteristics of emergency department visits made nationally by patients with SCD. METHODS Data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS) for the years 1999-2007 were analyzed. The NHAMCS is a survey of hospital emergency department and… CONTINUE READING

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