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The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia ("Race", Health and Social Care)

by Elizabeth Anionwu

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Published by Taylor & Francis Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Medical Hematology,
  • Sociology Of Medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Hematology,
  • Public Health,
  • Diseases,
  • Political aspects,
  • Sickle cell anemia,
  • Thalassemia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9439397M
    ISBN 10033519608X
    ISBN 109780335196081

    Buy Genetics and Global Public Health: Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia: Read Kindle Store Reviews - Genetics and Global Public Health: Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia - Kindle edition by Dyson, Simon M., Atkin, Karl. Differential diagnoses considered were sickle cell anaemia, hereditary spherocytosis, drug-induced haemolytic anaemia, autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, thalassaemia, and haemoglobin E disease. There are blood film images of the diagnostic morphology for each case and these include anisocytosis, polychromasia, bite cells, blister cells, target.

    Throughout the course of her career, she has authored several books, as well as articles, published in many journals. She co-authored “The Politics of Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia” () with Dr Karl Atkin. She also wrote “A Short History of Mary Seacole: a Resource for Nurse and Students” (). In , Anionwu became the United Kingdom's first sickle-cell and thalassemia nurse specialist, helping establish the Brent Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Counselling centre with Consultant Haematologist Dr Milica Brozovic. In , by then a Professor of Nursing, Anionwu created the Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing Practice at the University of West London.

    Background: Haemoglobinopathies, inherited disorders of haemoglobin synthesis (thalassaemia) or structure (sickle cell disease), are responsible for significant morbidity and mortality throughout the world. The WHO estimates that, globally, 5% of adults are carriers of a haemoglobin condition, % are carriers of thalassaemia and % are carriers of sickle cell disease.   9th Annual Sickle Cell & Thalassemia Advanced Conference. London, UK. This annual conference is one of the leading international events for health care professionals and world-leading experts in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and Thalassaemia. The conference is hosted by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust at Evelina London Children's Hospital.


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The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia ("Race", Health and Social Care) by Elizabeth Anionwu Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia by Elizabeth N Anionwu, Karl Atkin. Open University Press, £, pp ISBN 1 48 7. Rating: ★★★ In recent years, sickle cell disease and thalassaemia, both conditions largely confined to ethnic minorities, have gained increasing recognition by the white dominated health services in Author: Graham Serjeant.

The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia ('Race', Health and Social Care): Medicine & Health Science Books @ 5/5(1). Book Review: The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia. Authors: Elizabeth Anionwu & Karl Atkin Publishers: Open University Press, Buckingham, – ISBN This book is a title in the OUP’s series on ‘Race’, Health and Social Care.

The politics of sickle cell disorders and thalassaemia --Sickle cell and thalassaemia disorders --a clinical introduction --Genetic screening and counselling --ethics, politics and practice --The experience of sickle cell and thalassaemia --Health and social care provision --Development of services --strategies and struggles.

Series Title. The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia by Elizabeth N Anionwu, Karl Atkin. Open University Press, £, pp ISBN 1 48 7. Rating: In recent years, sickle cell disease and thalassaemia, both conditions largely confined to ethnic minorities, have gained increasing recognition by the white dominated health services in the United Kingdom.

Elizabeth N Anionwu, Karl Atkin Open University Press, £, pp ISBN 1 48 7 Rating: In recent years, sickle cell disease and thalassaemia, both conditions largely confined to ethnic minorities, have gained increasing recognition by the white dominated health services in the United Kingdom.

This book provides a useful historical : Graham Serjeant. Request PDF | On Jan 1,Anionwu E and others published The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia, Buckingham | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

The politics of sickle cell disorders and thalassaemia Origins, geographic distribution, genetics and laboratory investigations Clinical features and management Genetic screening and counselling ethics, politics and practice The experience of sickle cell and thalassaemia Health and social care provision Past achievements and future strategies Bibliography Index.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). National Guideline for Sickle Cell Anaemia and Thalassemia: Sickle-cell disease is characterized by a modification in the shape of the red blood cell from a smooth, donut-shape into a crescent or half-moon shape.

Thalassaemias are also inherited blood disorders. People with thalassaemia are not able to make enough haemoglobin, which is found in red blood cells. Sickle cell disorders and thalassaemia are found mainly in families that come from Africa, South Asia, the Caribbean, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

There are estimated to be o people with a sickle cell disorder (SCD) and around cases of thalassaemia in the UK.4/5(2).

He publishes sociological and social policy research on sickle cell and thalassaemia. He is author of Ethnicity and Screening for Sickle Cell/Thalassaemia (Elsevier, ); (with Brian Brown) Social Theory and Applied Health Research (Open University Press, ), and (with Gwyneth Boswell) Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custody (Whiting and Birch).

The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia, Buckingham This book is extremely practical in orientation and is an essential reference volume in the haematology laboratory. iron stores. By Denrele Animasaun. She has written extensively and is a co-author with Professor Karl Atkin of the book ‘The Politics of Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia’ published in by.

Sickle cell disorder (SCD)is a collective name for a series of serious inherited chronic conditions that can affect all systems of the body. It is one of the most common genetic conditions in the world and affects around one in 2, of all babies born in the UK.

These sickle cell disorders are associated with episodes of severe pain called. Iheanyi Okpala, Professor of Haematology/Oncology and Director of the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of is an attending physician at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital with research interests in haemato-oncology and sickle cell.

Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia: A guide to school policy [pdf]. A new law (Section of the Children and Families Act ) places a duty on schools and academies to make arrangements for supporting pupils with medical conditions.

Research has shown that schools struggle to support young people with sickle cell, but the Sickle Cell Society can offer help and advice. Buy The Politics Of Sickle Cell And Thalassaemia from ” a most interesting, eye-opening and often challenging book it should be read by anyone involved in dealing with haemoglobinopathies, in the health or social care setting.

Many others who are interested in the broader issues around chronic and particularly genetic disease will also find it stimulating reading.&# Price: $   Sickle beta thalassemia is an inherited condition that affects hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to different parts of the body.

It is a type of sickle cell ed people have a different change (mutation) in each copy of their HBB gene: one that causes red blood cells to form a "sickle" or crescent shape and a second that is associated with beta.

sickle cell disease, thalassaemia major and other haemoglobinopathy disorders and carrier states failsafe, quality assurance and data collection resources and.

Signs and symptoms. Patients with sickle cell-beta thalassemia may present with painful crises similar to patients with sickle cell disease. Cause. Sickle cell-beta thalassemia is caused by inheritance of a sickle cell allele from one parent and a beta thalassemia allele from the other.

Mutations. A sickle allele is always the same mutation of the beta-globin gene (glutamic acid to valine at.THE POLITICS OF SICKLE CELL AND THALASSAEMIA. Creator. Atkin, Karl. Anionwu, Elizabeth N., Genetic screening for sickle cell and thalassaemia: can we learn anything from the UK experience?

 Anionwu, Elizabeth N., () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library.Sickle cell disease is perhaps the most racialized condition in the history of modern medicine, yet very little research has focused on how racial perceptions influence social attitudes about the disease.

Subsequently, the implications of these perceptions for public health prevention efforts and the provision of clinical care are not well known.