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Only 21% of Kids with ADHD and SCD Are Treated for Attention Deficit
A study of children with sickle cell disease (SCD) referred for an evaluation of neuropsychological deficits found that while 19 of 89 patients (25%) were diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), only 21% with ADHD had been prescribed medication for it.
The study, “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children With Sickle Cell Disease Referred for an Evaluation,” was published in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
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videos & visualsAcute Chest Syndrome – A HRSA EMBRACE Projecthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRzTQfhG...
education & researchFertility challenges for women with sickle cell diseaseSickle cell disease (SCD) represents one...
Community CenterLiving With Sickle Cell Disease Is a Constant Battle With Pain, According to one Woman Who Has It“You don’t look sick.” That’s ...
news & eventsDr. Doris Wethers, 91, on Front Lines against Sickle Cell, DiesDr. Doris L. Wethers, who broke racial b...
news & eventsSUSTAIN Clinical Trial Results Show Crizanlizumab Reduced Sickle Cell–Related Pain CrisesResults from the Phase 2 SUSTAIN clinica...
news & eventsPregnant Women with Sickle Cell Disease, Especially SS-type, at Risk of ComplicationsWomen with sickle cell disease have a hi...
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