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Do drugs that aim to reduce the dehydration of red blood cells prevent crises in people with sickle cell disease? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2008) Do drugs that aim to reduce the dehydration of red blood cells prevent crises in people with sickle cell disease? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Zinc sulfate appears promising for preventing sickle cell crises, but there is not enough evidence to recommend its use.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by: the Effective Health Care Programme Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK; and the Australasian Cochrane Centre. Adapted from from Singh PC, Ballas SK. Drugs for preventing red blood cell dehydration in people with sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003426. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003426.pub2 Evidence Update published in March 2008.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD003426, Sickle Cell, Anaemia, Erythrocytes, Sickle Cell Disease, Evidence Update
Subjects: QV Pharmacology > QV 38 Drug action.
WH Hemic and Lymphatic Systems > Hematologic Diseases. Immunologic Factors. Blood Banks > WH 150 Erythrocytes
WH Hemic and Lymphatic Systems > Hematologic Diseases. Immunologic Factors. Blood Banks > WH 170 Hemolytic anemia (e.g., Sickle cell anemia)
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2010 15:00
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1395

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