IBCC Episode 88 - Sickle Cell Acute Chest Syndrome

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In this episode we cover a major cause of mortality for our sickle cell patients: Acute Chest Syndrome. This is a very serious entity you must keep a low clinical threshold for working up and treating.

Diagnosis

Pain Control, Volume Resuscitation

Antimicrobials

Exchange transfusions and more

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