Sickle Cell Disease

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A RARE CASE OF MOYAMOYA DISEASE IN AFERICAN AMERICAN FEMALE WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Case Presentation: We present a case of 26-year-old female presented with acute ischemic stroke. She presented with altered mental status from Rehabilitation center. She has history of sickle cell and recurrent strokes in the past. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF MOYAMOYA DISEASE IN AFERICAN AMERICAN FEMALE WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE

COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES FOR ADULT INPATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE CARED FOR BY HOSPITALISTS VS. HEMATOLOGY SPECIALISTS

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) and its vasoocclusive sequela are significant causes of morbidity and mortality as well as acute care utilization throughout the United States, with an estimated 92,880 hospital admissions totaling $759 million [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES FOR ADULT INPATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE CARED FOR BY HOSPITALISTS VS. HEMATOLOGY SPECIALISTS

PRECISION ‘MEDICINE’: AN INDIVIDUALIZED APPROACH TO THE HIGHEST UTILIZERS OF HOSPITAL-BASED CARE

Background: Nationally, a minority of patients with complex medical and psychosocial needs consume a disproportionate amount of healthcare. In the U.S. in 2015, the top 1% of the population accounted for 23% of all healthcare [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on PRECISION ‘MEDICINE’: AN INDIVIDUALIZED APPROACH TO THE HIGHEST UTILIZERS OF HOSPITAL-BASED CARE

USING EVIDENCE-BASED PROCESSES TO IMPROVE DELIVERY OF CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE PRESENTING WITH VASO-OCCLUSIVE EPISODES

Background: A vaso-occlusive episode (VOE) is a common complication of sickle cell disease (SCD). The most common presentation of VOE is pain that, if undertreated, can lead to life-threatening complications. Nearly all persons with SCD [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:15+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on USING EVIDENCE-BASED PROCESSES TO IMPROVE DELIVERY OF CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE PRESENTING WITH VASO-OCCLUSIVE EPISODES