Abstract

Date Presented 04/22/21

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic blood disorder that is characterized by chronic anemia that can cause both serious physical and neurological complications. In this study, we analyze the deleterious effects that SCD can have on cognition and the importance of evaluations and interventions provided by OTs and the interprofessional team alike in working with this population.

Primary Author and Speaker: Deborah Blady

Additional Authors and Speakers: Huda Yousef, Hanan Khalil

Contributing Authors: Khalid El-Salem, Ziad Hawamdeh, and Patrícia Almeida

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