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Evidenced Based Management: A Journey for Physicians

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  1. Historical Perspective, Epidemiology, and Methodology
  2. Overview of the SCD guidelines and chapters
  3. Process and methodology
  4. Consensus Statements
  5. Clinical Practice Guidelines and the institute of Medicine
  6. Prevention of invasive infection
  7. Screening for Renal Disease
  8. Electrocardiogram Screening
  9. Screening for hypertension
  10. Screening for Retinopathy
  11. Screening for risk of stroke using neuroimaging
  12. Screening for Pulmonary disease
  13. Reproductive counseling
  14. Contraception
  15. Clinical Preventive services
  16. Immunizations
  17. Vaso-Occlusive Crisis
  18. Fever
  19. Acute Renal Failure
  20. Priapism
  21. Hepatobiliary Complications
  22. Acute Anemia
  23. Splenic Sequestration
  24. Acute Chest Syndrome
  25. Acute Stroke
  26. Multisystem Organ Failure
  27. Acute Ocular Conditions
  28. Chronic pain
  29. Avascular Necrosis
  30. Leg Ulcers
  31. Pulmonary Hypertension
  32. Renal Complications
  33. Stuttering/Recurrent Priapism
  34. Ophthalmologic Complications
  35. Summary of the Evidence
  36. Hydroxurea Treatment Recommendations
  37. Consensus Treatment Protocol and Technical remarks for the implementation of Hydroxyurea Therapy
  38. Indications for transfusions
  39. Recommendations for Acute and Chronic Transfusion Therapy
  40. Appropriate Management/ Monitoring
  41. Consensus Protocol for Monitoring Individuals on Chronic Transfusion Therapy
  42. Complications of Transfusions
  43. Recommendations for the Management and Prevention of Transfusion Complications
  44. New Research is Needed
  45. Data Systems That Meet the Highest Standards of Scientific Rigor Can Be Invaluable
  46. Improved Phenotyping is needed
  47. Broad collaborations for Research and Care
  48. Beyond Efficacy
  49. Look, Listen, Empathize and Ask
Lesson 39 of 49
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Recommendations for Acute and Chronic Transfusion Therapy

SCFA_Coach September 25, 2023

Exhibits 14-19 summarize the expert panel’s recommendations for transfusion therapy in acute and chronic complications. A more detailed discussion of the indications for transfusion and the evidence to support these recommendations for each disorder can be found in the chapters on health maintenance, acute complications,or chronic complications. Exhibits 14-19 are designated as either graded or consensus recommendations.

Exhibit 14. Acute Complications-Graded Recommendations To Transfuse

Exhibit 15. Acute Complications-Consensus Recommendations To Transfuse

Exhibit 16. Acute Complications-Graded Recommendations When Transfusion Is Not Indicated

Exhibit 17. Acute Complications-Consensus Recommendations When Transfusion Is Not Indicated

Exhibit 18. Chronic Complications-Graded Recommendations for When To Initiate a Chronic Transfusion Program

Exhibit 19. Chronic Complications-Graded Recommendations for When Transfusion is Not Indicated