Article Abstract

Integrating palliative care and emergency medicine for optimal management of sickle cell pain in the wake of the United States opioid epidemic

Authors: Andem Effiong, Prerna Kumari

Abstract

Having lost a sibling to sickle cell disease (SCD) related complications, and having heard multiple accounts from a friend with sickle cell about how much she suffers, and how her pain is poorly managed, there is certainly a need to share insights on this topic.