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Score of Bartolucci et al for Predicting the Acute Chest Syndrome During a Sickle Cell Vaso-Occlusive Crisis

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Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Bartolucci et al developed a score for predicting the risk of the acute chest syndrome developing in an adult sickle cell patient with a vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC). This can help to decide if the patient can be discharged or if the patient should receive more aggressive management. The authors are from Henri-Mondor Hospital-UPEC in Creteil, France.

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