Association between participants' characteristics, patient-reported outcomes, and clinical outcomes in youth with sickle cell disease

Sherif M. Badawy*, Leonardo Barrera, Stephanie Cai, Alexis A. Thompson

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Abstract

Background. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a chronic debilitating illness. SCD-related complications result in substantial impairment in quality of life (QOL). Our study objective was to assess the relationship of participants' characteristics, QOL, hydroxyurea adherence, and SCD-related clinical outcomes in youth with SCD. Procedure. A single-center cross-sectional study. Thirty-four youth with SCD enrolled from clinic between January and December 2015. Participants completed PROMIS® measures and

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number8296139
JournalBioMed Research International
Volume2018
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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