ED Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of Children with Sickle Cell Disease with Fever

Sickle Cell Disease and Fever

This pathway should be used for patients > 2 months of age with SS, SC, or Sβ-thalassemia type sickle cell disease who have a temperature ≥ 38.5°C or history of temperature ≥ 38.5°C within 48 hours of presentation.