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Literature on sickle-cell and allied hereditary disorders

Marjorie Bulley

Literature on sickle-cell and allied hereditary disorders

an annotated bibliography

by Marjorie Bulley

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Published by Dept of Library and Archival Studies, University of Ghana, : distributed by University Bookshop in Legon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sickle cell anemia -- Bibliography.,
  • Erythrocytes -- Diseases -- Genetic aspects -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marjorie Bulley.
    SeriesOccasional papers - Department of Library and Archival Studies ; no. 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6664.S53 B84, RC641.7.S5 B84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 leaves ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4760524M
    LC Control Number78107294

    Sickle beta thalassemia is an inherited condition that affects hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to different parts of the body. It is a type of sickle cell ed people have a different change (mutation) in each copy of their HBB gene: one that causes red blood cells to form a "sickle" or crescent shape and a second that is associated with beta. Background. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is characterized as the most prevalent genetic blood disorder affecting red blood cells worldwide (Myers & Eckes, ).SCD is believed to affect more t individuals in the United States alone and 1 in Black infants (Porter et al., , Vijenthira et al., ).SCD is characterized by recurrent, acute severe pain episodes due to vaso Cited by:

    Sickle cell trait (SCT) is an inherited blood disorder. It affects 1 to 3 million Americans. The numbers vary based on race and nationality. For example, the American Society of Hematology Author: Donna Christiano. Brown, Fern G., Hereditary Diseases, Franklin Watts, , grade(s): secondary, teacher Explains how disease traits are transmitted through the chromosomes of the parents to their offspring. Diseases examined in depth are cystic fibrosis, sickle-cell anemia, Tay-Sachs disease .

    Excerpt from Essay: As shown in Part 1 of the Case Report, sickle cell anemia is one of the highly prevalent diseases in today’s society. This disease is a disorder of the blood brought by the inheritance of the gene that changes the shape of the sickle cell. The case provides significant insights regarding this blood disorder through examining the various issues relating to sickle cell anemia.   Genetic Disorders Gather and Organize Info Enter Search Words Search. Genetic Disorders: Gather and Organize Info World Book: Sickle Cell Anemia. Sickle Cell Disease. Click on Sickle Cell Disease to learn more. Sickle Cell from the Mayo Clinic.


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Literature on sickle-cell and allied hereditary disorders by Marjorie Bulley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sickle cell disease or sickle cell anemia, inherited disorder of the blood in which the oxygen-carrying hemoglobin pigment in erythrocytes (red blood cells) is abnormal. This "hemoglobin-S" crystallizes in small capillaries, where the concentration of oxygen in the blood is low (but sufficient for normal hemoglobin), causing the red blood cells to assume distorted, sicklelike shapes.

Sickle cell disease is a complex disease with a genetic mutation producing a wide variety of manifestations. It is of great public health importance nationally and internationally. While the conclusions of this study support the generally accepted views on the disease, the book provides the most recent information and state-of-the-art knowledge on the : Hardcover.

Understanding Sickle Cell Disease describes the variety of symptoms in both children and adults and details the emotional aspects of the disease. Of particular interest is a chapter on the care, especially the home care, of those who are by:   Although more is known about sickle cell disease than about any other inherited disease, no cure for it exists.

In America alone, about one in who are of African ancestry is born with sickle cell disease. A smaller number of Americans descended from families from the Mediterranean area, the Middle East, and India also are affected.

In addition, about eight percent of black Americans. Sickle Cell Literature Online Order Form (Department of Hematology) Health Smart: Teens With Sickle Cell Disease Moving From Pediatric Care to Adult Care.

Hemoglobin C Trait Fact Sheet. Sickle Cell Trait and Hemoglobin C Trait. Your Child and Sickle Cell Disease. Shipping Information. First Name*. Hemoglobinopathy, Hemoglobin, Sickle Cell Anemia I.

INTRODUCTION SICKLE Cell Anemia (SCA) is a hemoglobinopathy wherein an abnormal chain of hemoglobin (HbS) is produced. It is an autosomal recessive hereditary anemia characterized by the presence of sickle-shaped red blood cells File Size: KB.

A Hand Book on Sickle Cell Disease Sickle Cell Institute Chhattisgarh, Raipur (An Autonomous Institute of Government of Chhattisgarh) Genetic lab, Department of Biochemistry, Pt.

J.N.M. Medical College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India Phone & Fax: () File Size: 2MB. In the United States, SCD is the most common genetic disorder, affecting more t people, the majority of whom are African American.

Sickle cell pain is the hallmark feature of SCD. Most of the research on pain from SCD has focused on children with acute pain associated with sickle cell by: Review of Literature 32 REVIEW OF LITERATURE Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorders characterized by chronic haemolytic anaemia due to adverse effects of oxygen transport by the red blood cells.

This leads to a decrease in oxygen supply to peripheral tissues. Because of the reduced oxygen tension, the red blood cells become sickle File Size: KB.

Sickle cell disease is an inherited hemoglobinopathy affecting mainly the black races and leading to chronic hemolysis. The abnormal HbS found in homozygous patients changes the.

Sickle cell disease is one of the 'grand' diseases in the terminology of Victorian pathology, because its widespread and multitudinous manifestations may affect any organ system in the body.

It has served as a model of molecular disease being one of the first genetic disorders to be explainedat the molecular level. Since publication of the Second Edition, however, further advances have been made. The book, Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders, describes the genetic defects of hemoglobins, disease complications, and therapeutic strategies.

This book has two distinct sections. The first theme includes seven chapters devoted to the types of hemoglobinopathies, mutation spectrum, diagnostic methods, and disease complications, and the second theme. Memphis physician Lemuel Diggs, a prolific researcher into sickle cell disease, first introduced the distinction between sickle cell disease and trait inalthough untilthe genetic characteristics had not been elucidated by James V.

Neel and E.A. Beet. was the year when Linus Pauling described the unusual chemical behaviour of haemoglobin S, and attributed this to an abnormality in Complications: Chronic pain. Genetic Disease Screening Program ELL DISEASE P A R T i may all have questions that this book can answer.

The more they know, the more they can help you and your child. You don’t have to manage it Sickle Cell Disease Research Foundation, Paula Haddow, MAT, Corn Education Committee, File Size: 2MB. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a pleiotropic genetic disorder of hemoglobin that has profound multiorgan effects.

The low prevalence of SCD (approximately ,/US) has limited progress in Author: Ahmed Mansour. 2 TheScientificWorldJournal Chromosome 11 𝛽-LCR 54 3 2 1 𝜀 G𝛾 A𝛾 𝜓𝛽 𝛿 𝛽 Megaloblast Macrocyte Normocyte Liver Bone marrow Yolk sac Spleen 𝛼 𝛾 𝜀 𝜁 𝛽.

Sickle Cell Disease (Sickle Cell Anemia) Prevalence (U.S.):(1 per to black or african american descent); From to children born per year with Sickle Cell Anemia in the United States; Sickle Cell Trait (A/S) Incidence Americans of African Descent: 1 in   The disease, also called sickle cell anemia, is caused by a gene mutation that leads to red blood cells that are misshapen.

These malformed. Sickle cell anemia is a disease in which the body produces abnormally shaped red blood cells that have a crescent or sickle shape. These cells do not last as long as normal, round, red blood cells, which leads to anemia (low number of red blood cells).

The sickle cells also get stuck in blood vessels, blocking blood flow. Sickle Cell Anemia: a Psychosocial Study of Attitudes and Effect Sharon Ann and Gilmore, Marian Genita, "Sickle Cell Anemia: a Psychosocial Study of Attitudes and Effect" ().

Dissertations and /etd AN has the anem'ia or symptomatic form of sickle cell disease. Data obtained from a personally. #### Summary points Sickle cell disease is characterised by unpredictable episodes of acute illness, progressive organ damage, and a lack of effective treatments.

It is one of the most common inherited conditions, although its prevalence varies widely. Median life expectancy is currently years in high income countries but much less in low income areas.1 2 It is associated with protean Cited by: people who have sickle cell disease, people with sickle cell trait can pass the gene to their children.

In the United States, sickle cell disease affects an estima topeople, the majority of whom are African. Americans. All states screen newborns for sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease occurs in approximately one out of. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is not widely available, and a ban on medical abortion prevents prenatal testing and counselling and the option to terminate affected pregnancies.

4 The strategy most widely used to tackle disorders such as β thalassaemia and sickle cell disease is mandatory premarital screening followed by counselling on the risks of genetic disease.

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