Management of Sickle Cell Anaemia in Nigerian Public Hospital; the Nursing Perspective

Main Article Content

Aniekwe Louisa Ngozi


Sickle Cell disease an inherited group of disorders that occur that occur as a result of misshaping of the red blood cells (RBC). Sickle Cell Anaemia on the other hand is inherited form of anaemia in which there are no enough RBC to carry adequate oxygen to all parts of the body.

For a baby to be born with sickle cell anemia, both parents must carry a sickle cell gene.

Article Details