SICKLE CELL ANEMIA: An Anthropological Study

  • Title : SICKLE CELL ANEMIA: An Anthropological Study
  • Author : Swapan Kumar Kolay and Saraswati Sahu
  • ISBN 13 : 9789385161445
  • Year : 2017
  • MRP : Rs 1500
  • Selling Price : Rs 1275
  • Discount : 15%
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Sickle Cell Anemia is a complex inherited autosomal recessive Hemoglobin disease/disorder. It is not only generate the illness but also responsible for stigma in the society. Through the stigma the patients and their family members become more sufferers throughout their life. The mismanagement causes death before medication of the patients. So, there is a need of awareness about sickle cell anemia for various groups of the people like medical personal, researcher, social workers, psychologists, family members and patients. In order to keep above in the mind, the first chapter of this book is about the general introduction of sickle cell anemia for example its history, origin and distribution, definition, differences between its trait and diseases as well as symptoms and complications. Utterly this chapter covers the whole introduction of sickle cell anemia. The II chapter comprises the tools and technology which elaborate all the pathological test and psychological brain mapping techniques, used for gathering data from different stakeholders and target groups. It is important to know that what kind of physical features are responsible for the sickling disease, hence the III chapter is about the study area. Chapter IV highlights the prevention and control programmes of sickle cell anemia. This chapter can play an essential role to guide all kind of persons. From this chapter people can get knowledge of, which kind of