Now showing items 21-26 of 26
Resignifing the sickle cell gene: narratives of genetic risk, impairment and repair
Connecting theoretical discussion with empirical qualitative work, this paper examines how sickle cell became a site of public health intervention in terms of ‘racialised’ risks. Historically, sickle cell became socio-politically ...
"We di woman den, na we di suffer"
(De Montfort University, 2019-06-19)
Sierra Leone is thought to be one of the West African countries most affected by sickle cell disorders. Estimates state that one in four people carry the gene for sickle cell and between 1 to 2% of births are of children ...
Sickle Cell, Work and Employment: A Guide for Employers and Employees on Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD)
(De Montfort University, 2019-09-01)
Work, Employment and Sickle Cell This guide is based on research examining the experiences of people with sickle cell disorder (SCD) in work and employment in England. There are duties on employers under the 1996 Employment ...
Sickle cell, habitual dyspositions and fragile dispositions: young people with sickle cell at school.
The experiences of young people living with a sickle cell disorder in schools in England are reported through a thematic analysis of forty interviews, using Bourdieu’s notions of field, capital and habitus. Young people ...
Barriers and Enablers to Employment: Black Disabled Peoples Living with Sickle Cell Disorder Project.
(De Montfort University, 2019-02-01)
Final report of the Barriers and Enablers to Employment: Black Disabled Peoples Living with Sickle Cell Disorder Project.
Incidental Finding of Sickle Cell Trait From an Everyday Diabetes Test: Should General Health Care Providers and testing centres report, retest, or refer?
(American Diabetes Association, 2019-09-17)
The HbA1c test is increasingly widely used as a diagnostic and screening test for diabetes mellitus type 2 (T2DM) but the presence of haemoglobin variants, such as sickle haemoglobin, can interfere with results in some ...