National Coordinating and Evaluation Center
Online Resources in Spanish Print

American Sickle Cell Disease Association
Information in Spanish page

http://www.ascaa.org/information_in_spanish.asp

This resource provides answers to common questions about sickle cell disease for Spanish speaking populations. The information is approximately one page in length and is set up to provide quick facts about sickle cell disease, testing, and prevalence to the audience. The page also contains contact information for the association if families are interested in obtaining more information.

 

March of Dimes Birth Defects Page
Sickle Cell Disease Fact Sheet

http://www.nacersano.org/centro/9388_9967.asp   

This four-page online resource contains an introduction to sickle cell disease for Spanish speaking populations. It provides an overview of sickle cell disease, possible medical complications for affected individuals, and treatments. There is a review of inheritance and prevalence in different populations, including the Hispanic population.   There is information about the affects of Sickle Cell Disease on pregnancy. 

 

Texas Department of State Health Services
Sickle Cell Anemia: A Guide for School Aged Children

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/newborn/paren_sp.shtm

This nine-page online resource contains an extensive review of Sickle Cell Disease in school aged children for Spanish speaking populations. Topics that are covered in the resource include:  important facts, testing, medical complications, symptoms to look for, management, treatments, growth, living a normal life, school, and inheritance.

 

Texas Department of State Health Services
So Your Baby Has the Sickle Cell Trait

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/newborn/trait_sp.shtm

This two page online resource contains information about Sickle Cell Trait for Spanish speaking populations. The topics covered include:  Sickle Cell Trait, the difference between trait and disease, inheritance, prevalence, and the importance of testing.

 

Texas Department of State Health Services
Things to Know about Sickle Cell Trait

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/newborn/sctrait_sp.shtm

This one page online resource contains information about Sickle Cell Trait for Spanish speaking populations. The topics covered include:  an overview of Sickle Cell Trait, presentation of an individual with Sickle Cell Trait, Sickle Cell Disease, prevalence, testing, and resources.

 

National Institute of Health
Spanish Medical Encyclopedia - Sickle Cell Anemia

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/ency/article/000527.htm

This four page online resource contains information about Sickle Cell Disease for Spanish speaking populations. The topics covered include: overview, causes, symptoms, medical complications, management, prognosis, testing, treatment, and support organizations. 

 

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Sickle Cell Anemia

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dcisp/Diseases/sca/sca_whatis.html

This two page online resource contains information about Sickle Cell Anemia for Spanish speaking populations. This resource contains a brief overview of Sickle Cell Anemia, the effects on the blood, and outlook for affected individuals.

 

Texas Children's Hospital
Sickle Cell Disease and Stroke

http://www2.texaschildrenshospital.org/internetarticles/uploadedfiles/99.pdf

This one-page online resource for Spanish speaking populations contains an overview of stroke and Sickle Cell Disease. The resource contains a discussion about strokes, causes of strokes in Sickle Cell Disease, treatments, preventions, and management.

 

Texas Children's Hospital
Pain in the Child with Sickle Cell Disease

http://www2.texaschildrenshospital.org/internetarticles/uploadedfiles/88.pdf

This two page online resource for Spanish speaking populations contains an overview of pain associated with Sickle Cell Disease. The resource contains a discussion of causes of pain, prevention, symptoms, management, and treatments.

 

 

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