A recent article in the Capital Business Journal, a Washington Post publication, about diversifying the local economy included information about how Children’s National is using data to help improve care for children with chronic conditions like sickle cell disease.
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The Sheikh Zayed Institute’s Pain Medicine Care Complex is one of only a few programs in the country focused exclusively on managing pain for infants, children, and teens. When children are unable to express their pain in words, our pediatric specialists have the unique insight to help.
Children’s National provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
Each week, the Edward J. Miller, Sr. Blood Donor Center at Children’s National needs 100 whole blood donations and 35 platelet donations to provide our pediatric patients with life-saving surgeries and to nurse children back to health from cancer or sickle cell disease.
Dr. Susan Perrine-Faller, a hematologist and oncologist at Howard University, discusses research pertaining to sickle cell disease including the possible benefits of high levels of fetal hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying pigment produced in the womb, on preventing red blood cells to sickle in adolescent and adult patients.