Research Paper On Sickle Cell Anemia

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Sickle Cell Anemia
Dakoda Howard
Indiana State University
Pathophysiology
11/10/2016

Abstract
The aim of this paper is to help individuals who do not understand or want to better their knowledge in Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA). SCA is commonly referred to as Sickle Cell Disease or SDA. The area of target is a general overview of that SCA, along with the various amounts of complications that can arise when someone has the disease. The paper will go over some of the more life threatening conditions as well as showing signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and lastly prognosis. Many resources were used when compiling evidence for the paper.

Sickle Cell Anemia or Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Disease is a life long illness
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