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Sickle Cell Anemia [electronic resource]

Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center
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Recent innovations are enabling more effective management of the circulatory problems associated with sickle cell anemia, a genetic disorder that affects people of African, Mediterranean, and Asian descent. Research into the disease points the way toward an ultimate cure. This program from The Doctor Is In features sickle cell clinics in Atlanta and Seattle and interviews with two teenagers and an adult who live with the disease. Medical experts include Dr. Michael Bender of the Odessa Brown Children's Clinic in Seattle and Dr. Lewis Hsu at the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production.
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30 min.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Sickle Cell Anemia (3:54)
  • Effects Of Sickle Cell Anemia (3:14)
  • Caring for Sickle Cell Disease (3:07)
  • Acute Chest Syndrome (3:50)
  • Sickle Cell: Bone Marrow Transplants (3:48)
  • Detecting Sickle Cell Disease (3:21)
  • Sickle Cell Disease Research (2:36)
  • Living with Sickle Cell Anemia (2:23)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2001.
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29994 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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