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New Guidelines for Managing Sickle Cell Disease Presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting

New guidelines for therapeutic strategies and pain management for sickle cell disease (SCD) should be considered by clinicians and healthcare teams, according to the author of a presentation made at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Controlling all the symptoms of SCD is a great challenge and is crucial for patients. The presentation titled “Sickle Cell Disease: New Guidelines for Therapy,” presented by Jennifer Yu, MD, from the department of radiation oncology at Cleveland Clinic, provided an overview of some of the major concerns in SCD disease management and improving patient care.