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What is a transcranial doppler? A transcranial doppler (TCD) is a test to measure the blood flow inside the brain. In sickle cell disease, the blood vessels in the brain can get narrower, which increases the risk of having a stroke. Around 11 percent of children with sickle cell disease will have a...

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About the service There are over 100 children registered at this hospital with a red cell disorder or Haemoglobinopathy. Most of the of our children have sickle cell disease or thalassaemia major. The clinic is open from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. The Haematology Ward (Ward 6) is open 24...

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This information resource explains about painful erections, called ‘priapism’ with sickle cell disease. If you need more advice after reading this please speak to your doctor or nurse at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. What is priapism? Priapism is an erection that occurs without any...

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Pain is the most common problem for people with sickle cell disease. It is important to know how you can try to prevent it starting and what you can do to manage pain at home. It is also important to know when and how to call the hospital if you are still in pain. How… Continue Reading...

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This resource has information about when and how to contact the Haematology service team for children sickle cell disease. When to contact the Haematology team? Serious symptoms You child should be seen straight away if they have: fever of 39 degrees Celsius or higher severe headache, dizziness,...

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Introduction Until recently, the treatment for sickle cell disease (SCD) has been limited to: pain relief and fluids for painful crisis antibiotics for infection blood transfusions for serious complications Hydroxycarbamide (also known as Hydroxyurea) has been in use for several decades and can...

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This resource is new parents and carers of a child with beta thalassaemia major. What is beta thalassaemia? Beta thalassaemia is an inherited condition affecting haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is the chemical inside the red blood cells which carries oxygen from the lungs to all body parts. People with...

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What is hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is physiotherapy which takes place in the water and uses the properties of water to aid movement. At Sheffield Children’s Hospital, the therapists use the pool in many ways. This can be as part of a therapy treatment plan, to boost parents’ and...

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The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust provides information about what is Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP)

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A resource by the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) about Graft versus host disease (GVHD).

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Information by the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) about treatment guidelines

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Blood Cancer UK has produced this booklet in collaboration with expert medical professionals and people affected by blood cancer

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Anthony Nolan saves the lives of people with blood cancer and blood disorders. By making lifesaving connections between patients and incredible strangers, ready to donate their stem cells. By funding ground-breaking research. By providing the best post-transplant care.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about emicizumab (or Hemlibra) for people with an inhibitor.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about emicizumab (or Hemlibra) for people without an inhibitor.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about factor 13 deficiency.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about factor 11 deficiency.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about factor 10 deficiency.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about factor 7 deficiency.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about factor 5 deficiency.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about Bernard-Soulier syndrome.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about rare bleeding disorders.

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The Haemophilia Society resource about bleeding disorders and school.

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