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“I can die today, I can die tomorrow”: Lay perceptions of sickle cell disease in Kumasi, Ghana at a point of transition.
(Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2012-01)
Objective To describe the lay meanings of sickle cell disease in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Design Depth interviews with 31 fathers of people with sickle cell disease; a focus group with health professionals ...
School ethos and variation in health experience of young people with sickle cell disorder at school
Young people with the serious chronic illness, such as sickle cell disorder, report high levels of negative experiences at school that have adverse effects on their health. Disclosure of sickle cell status appears unrelated ...