ONS member Ellen Olson, RN, MS, CPNP, BMTCN®, CPHON®, bone marrow transplant pediatric nurse practitioner at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Aflac Cancer and the Blood Disorder Service in Emory University’s Department of Pediatrics in Georgia and member of the Metro Atlanta ONS Chapter, joins Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, to discuss stem cell transplantation as a treatment option for pediatric sickle cell disease.
Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention information on sickle cell disease
National Institutes of Health guidelines on sickle cell disease
2010 study by Walters et al. on transplants for sickle cell disease
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