Chronic eye complications in sickle cell disease: Everyone has a role to play.

We said in the previous articles that the management of sickle cell disease requires a multidisciplinary approach with the primary clinician at the centre of it. Chronic eye complications strictly…

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Let’s talk about avascular necrosis of the femoral head in sickle cell disease.
Stages of Avascular necrosis of the hip. source: European society of Radiology

Let’s talk about avascular necrosis of the femoral head in sickle cell disease.

Avascular necrosis (AVN) is one of the most common causes of chronic pain in sickle cell disease. We define it as bone death due to compromised blood supply. The hip…

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Double Anaerobic Coverage: What does it mean: Is it necessary?
Double anaerobic coverage is poor practice. Credit: FutureLearn

Double Anaerobic Coverage: What does it mean: Is it necessary?

Antimicrobial stewardship is an entity that is still in its ‘infancy’ in many African clinical settings. Healthcare providers should step up and have it incorporated into our day-to-day practice to…

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