What should be included in pain management for sickle cell disease (SCD)?

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Pain management should include four stages: assessment, treatment, reassessment, and adjustment. While considering the severity of pain and the patient's past response, follow consistent protocols to relieve the patient's pain.


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