Emergency Care not Ideal for SC Patients
Want to kjnow more about emergency care for SC warriors? Check out this great article that just came out on sickle cell disease. It’s saying what us warriors have complained about for years; the gross racial discrimination in health care when it comes to treatment for SCD in the emergency room.
The study based on these responses, “Perceptions of US Adolescents and Adults With Sickle Cell Disease on Their Quality of Care” was published in the journal JAMA Network Open,
SCD disproportionately affects African-Americans and Hispanics, many of whom are of lower socioeconomic status and with poorer access to medical care.”