Watch a New CDC Expert Commentary on Medscape about Transfusions in Sickle Cell Disease – 2/15/18

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Dr. Mary Hulihan filming the Expert Commentary.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites healthcare providers to watch Dr. Mary Hulihan, a Health Scientist in the Division of Blood Disorders at the CDC, in a new CDC Expert Commentary on Medscape. In the video, Dr. Hulihan discusses the scenarios in which transfusions are appropriate for patients with sickle cell disease, the complications associated with transfusions, and how to reduce the risk of complications from transfusions. Watch the video here.
The CDC Expert Commentary on Medscape is a special collaboration between the CDC and Medscape. The series is intended to provide information for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.

Learn more information about sickle cell disease here.

Watch archived CDC Expert Commentaries on Medscape here.

Need CME/CNE credits? Watch a free four part training series on transfusions in sickle cell disease here.