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Interventions for improving adherence to iron chelation therapy in people with sickle cell disease or thalassaemia

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We wanted to determine if there are any interventions (medication, psychological or educational) that would help people adhere to their iron chelation therapy.

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People with sickle cell disease or thalassaemia who receive regular transfusions, are exposed to iron overload which can result in toxicity to organs and death. Iron chelation therapy is used to prevent or treat iron overload, but it can be a demanding regimen, and have unwanted s...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1002/14651858.cd012349.pub2

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Fortin, PM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM; RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Madgwick, KV More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
ORCID:
0000-0003-4492-1760
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
ORCID:
0000-0002-6881-6984
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NHS Blood and Transplant More from this funder
National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
CD012349
Publication date:
2018-05-08
Acceptance date:
2018-05-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
Pubs id:
pubs:847396
URN:
uri:008e9a05-b465-4987-af50-cfe326d3c0cf
UUID:
uuid:008e9a05-b465-4987-af50-cfe326d3c0cf
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pubs:847396

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