New Study Findings: Are family physicians comfortable treating people with sickle cell disease?

The journal Anemia has published a study in which researchers analyzed survey responses related to knowledge and attitudes toward care and treatment of patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). Surveys were submitted by 1,042 practicing physician members of the Council of Academic Family Medicine organizations. The survey was conducted between November 2013 and January 2014, and was designed to identify areas in which family physicians may need additional knowledge about care of patients with SCD. […]