Sickle Cell Anemia Crisis

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Section 5 -MEDICAL

5.14 SICKLE CELL ANEMIA CRISIS

POSSIBLE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:

  • Severe dyspnea.
  • Severe pain secondary to hypoxia or vaso-occlusive disease process.
  • Pain may include any large muscle mass.


INITIAL MEDICAL CARE (2.01) - Provide OXYGEN or assist ventilations as appropriate for patient condition.