Acute Painful Episodes Vaso-occlusive Crisis: Guidelines for Management in Children with Sickle Cell Disease

  • Category:

    Pain treatment - non-pharmacologic, Pain treatment - pharmacologic.

  • Age Range:

    All Age Inclusive.

  • Tags:

    Emergency Room, Opioid, Sickle cell, Vaso-occlusive.

  • Type of Document:

    Medication guideline, Treatment guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    Acute, Disease related pain, Other.

  • Author:

    The Hospital for Sick Children

This clinical practice guideline has been developed for the management of sickle cell patients who present to the emergency department and/or inpatient units with an acute painful episode of vaso-occlusive crisis.