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Living with Sickle Cell Disease and Depression in Lagos, Nigeria: A Mixed Methods Study
Sickle cell disorders (SCD) and depression are both chronic illnesses of global significance. Past research on SCD and depression struggles to make sense of statistical associations, essentializes depression within the ...
Involving Fathers in Ante-Natal Screening for Sickle Cell Disorders: Improving Informed Decision-Making
(University of York, 2014)
There are many reasons why fathers find it difficult to be involved in ante-natal screening for sickle cell disorders. Some are the consequence of disadvantage and inequalities, others are associated with how services are ...
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 ...
Social theory and applied health research
(Open University Press, 2006)
Children and young people in hospitals: Doing youth work in medical settings.
"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 ...
Incidental finding of sickle cell trait from an everyday diabetes test – should the family practitioner report? retest? 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 ...