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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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education & researchA Comparison of an Individualized and Weight-Based Opioid Protocols for the Treatment of Vaso-Occlusive Episodes in ...Introduction: Vaso-occlusive episodes ar...
news & eventsToronto Neuroscientist Getting Closer to Tailored Treatments for Chronic PainDaily tasks most people don't think too ...
news & eventsGrant Recipient Uses Mobile Device Observation in Sickle Cell Pain StudyTechnology takes center stage in a new...
news & eventsRandomized Trials Needed to Assess Benefits of Salmonella Vaccines in SCD Patients, Study SaysRandomized controlled trials are needed ...
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