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Sickle cell anaemia

Sickle cell anaemia

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


March 3, 2016


March 12, 2019

Programme Description

Dr Amit Patel reviews the diagnosis, features and management of sickle cell anaemia. Key learning points for clinicians include identifying and dealing with sickle cell anaemia crises.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify and manage sickle cell crises
  • Take a holistic role in the care of patients with sickle cell anaemia
  • Encourage treatment concordance and reduce complications
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Amit Patel
    NIHR academic clinical lecturer in haematology and intensive care medicine
    The Institute of Cancer Research

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time.


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