Optimizing adolescent transition to adult care for sickle cell disease

Medsurg Nurs. Jul-Aug 2013;22(4):255-7.


Transitioning health care from a pediatric to an adult environment in a patient with sickle cell disease presents challenges. A program developed to assist with transition is described.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Health Services / organization & administration*
  • Adult
  • Anemia, Sickle Cell / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Patient Care Team
  • Transition to Adult Care / organization & administration*