Key clinical point: Pain-related hospital stays were shorter for sickle cell disease patients receiving multidisciplinary pain care.
Major finding: Mean length of stay dropped from 11 days to 8 days after patients were referred to a multidisciplinary care clinic.
Study details: A retrospective chart review of 12 pediatric patients with chronic sickle cell disease-related pain.
Disclosures: The authors reported no conflicts of interest or outside sources of funding.
Annual meeting of the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research
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