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SCD guidelines

Improving awareness of SCD guidelines

In the past few years, important strides have been made with the development of guidelines for sickle cell disease (SCD)

Widely recognized guidelines for SCD

Clinically accepted guidelines outline key topics and recommendations to help healthcare professionals manage the spectrum of complications related to SCD.

NHLBI guidelines

ASH Pocket Guides

Latest Guidelines for SCD

Recently-published guidelines discuss recommendations for disease management in pediatric and adult patients with SCD.
Download Change for SCD Resources

ASH Guidelines

Dr. Wally R. Smith discussing sickle cell guidelines, tools and changing the perception around sickle cell.

We have a lot of tools. We have guidelines. We have a blueprint. We have medications. We also have science to help us do what we know how to do. And as we discover more, we can really change the perception around treating sickle cell.”

Wally R. Smith, MD

Familiarity with guidelines and best practices for monitoring and management may help to improve the patient experience and optimize clinical outcomes Familiarity with guidelines and best practices for monitoring and management may help to improve the patient experience and optimize clinical outcomes

Our partnership is our strength

Let’s change the way we view SCD and work
together for better outcomes in this disease
Let’s change the way we
view SCD and work together for
better outcomes in this disease