Service provision for sickle-cell disease: school-based education

Eboh, Winifred Oluchukwu and Van den Akker, Olga (1996) Service provision for sickle-cell disease: school-based education. British Journal of Nursing, 5 (1). pp. 30-33. ISSN 0966-0461

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Abstract

Knowledge of sickle-cell disease is generally limited to the populations in which the disease manifests itself most frequently, and to the health-care professionals dealing with people affected by the disease. Populations affected by this group of inherited blood disorders include people originating from Africa, Asia and the Middle East, as well as from countries surrounding the Mediterranean (Franklin, 1990). With the establishment of Britain as a multicultural, multiracial society, it is increasingly likely that many people, regardless of ethnic origin, will be in contact with people affected by the condition.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology
A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Applied Health Psychology group
Item ID: 3143
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Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2009 07:13
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:15
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/3143

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