Sickle cell disease and the "difficult patient" conundrum.


The convergence of sickle cell disease's unique political, historical, cultural, medical, and psychological dimensions begets an especially distressing plight for sufferers of the disease. Too often, this convergence results in sickle cell patients being classified as "difficult." As Autumn Fiester recently argued, traditional understanding of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2013.767954


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