A survey of perioperative management of sickle cell disease in North America.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Paediatric anaesthesia, Volume 21, Issue 1, p.43-9 (2011)


2011, Anemia, Sickle Cell, Anesthesia, Blood Transfusion, Child, Clinical Research Division, Fluid Therapy, Health Care Surveys, Humans, Intraoperative Care, North America, Perioperative Care, Preoperative Care, Referral and Consultation


Children with sickle cell disease frequently undergo surgical procedures that are associated with acute exacerbations of the disease. Current perioperative management practices are unclear.