Experience of children with sickle cell anemia in a regular summer camp

J Natl Med Assoc. 1979 Nov;71(11):1144-6.


The Sickle Cell Program of the Queens Hospital Center Affiliation of the Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center arranged for a group of children from the hospital Sickle Cell Clinic to spend one week during the summer of 1978 in a sleepaway camp for healthy children. This paper analyzës the results of the experience.

MeSH terms

  • Anemia, Sickle Cell* / psychology
  • Camping*
  • Humans
  • New York
  • Seasons