Multisite Transfusions for Sickle Cell Disease: Georgia, 2007 – 2016
Georgia has one of the largest populations of patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) in the nation. Optimal treatment for many patients includes blood transfusions. To prevent some SCD-related complications, such as stroke, patients can be treated with regularly scheduled transfusions. Using data from the Sickle Cell Data Collection Program, the REdHHoTT project* characterized the use of intermittent transfusions for SCD patients in emergency departments and inpatient hospitals5 in Georgia from 2007 to 2016.
Proposed citation: Georgia Health Policy Center. (2019). Multisite Transfusions for Sickle Cell Disease: Georgia, 2007-2016. Retrieved from https://ghpc.gsu.edu/download/multisite-transfusions-for-sickle-cell-disease-georgia-2007-2016/
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