Role of self-care in sickle cell disease.

@article{Matthie2015RoleOS,
  title={Role of self-care in sickle cell disease.},
  author={Nadine Matthie and Coretta Melissa Jenerette and Susan C McMillan},
  journal={Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={257-66}
}
Self-care is an important aspect of managing a chronic disease. In sickle cell disease (SCD), home self-care contributes to individual pain management and thus pain crisis prevention. A better understanding of self-care can help health care providers equip patients with the resources and skills necessary to participate in their disease management. The aim of this study was to examine factors that influence self-care among young adults with SCD. A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted… CONTINUE READING
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