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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15936

Title: Awareness of Sickle Cell Anemia Patients Regarding Management Approaches to Control Pain Crisis
Authors: Yasmin A. El-Fouly
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Not Applicable
Abstract: The present study aimed to assess awareness of sickle cell anemia patients regarding pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approached to control pain crisis, and to identify the effective approaches used to control pain crisis at Al Qatif governorate. Data was collected at al Qatif Hospital using questionnaire sheet and health assessment sheet. The questionnaire sheet was composed of several areas, including socio-demographic data, SCA patients knowledge questionnaire sheet. And the health assessment sheet was included health history, visual Analog Scale and management approaches of pain crisis. SCA Saudi patients' age ranged between 15-40 years old. The researcher collected data by distribution of questionnaires over the study participants.Sickle cell anemia patients' awareness regarding pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to control pain crisis was scored as fair. And combination of both approaches was the effective method used by patients to control pain crisis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15936
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