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View the information below to learn more about newborn screening, pain management and understanding sickle cell disease.

Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease

This presentation was developed for health care professionals and provides information about newborn screening and its implications for sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait.
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Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease

This educational module was written by a team of experts from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's Comprehensive Hemoglobinopathies Program. It was developed to provide an effective and efficient strategy to treat pain in patients with sickle cell disease.
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Understanding Sickle Cell Trait

This short dramatization was created for adults who have the sickle cell trait. It illustrates how sickle cell disease can be passed on genetically to children.

To make a referral for pediatric sickle cell care, please call Children’s Sickle Cell Program at 412-692-5055.

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Last Update
April 18, 2010
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Last Update
April 18, 2010