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2020 Apr 18

BMC Pediatr



Patient and family experience with chronic transfusion therapy for sickle cell disease: A qualitative study.


Hawkins LM, Sinha CB, Ross D, Yee MEM, Quarmyne M-O, Krishnamurti L, Bakshi N
BMC Pediatr. 2020 Apr 18; 20(1):172.
PMID: 32305060.


There is a limited understanding of the patient and family experience of Chronic Transfusion Therapy (CTT) for prevention of complications of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). We sought to understand patient and family experience with CTT using qualitative methods.