Transfusion Medicine and Sickle Cell Disease

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the pathology of the hemoglobin S mutation.
  • Recognize the major clinical features of sickle cell disease.
  • Interpret hemoglobin electrophoresis.
  • Understand blood typing and interpretation of direct and indirect Coombs tests.

Before the Session

Read the background material

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In-class Session

Readiness Assessment Quiz

Team-Based Questions