Roslyn is complaining of severe pain. She is 6 years old and has been placed in public

school for the first time. Now she is complaining of her legs hurting. She is so excited

about being in school finally, but her parents report that she is not participating in play

time, seems weaker, and is pale. She is diagnosed with sickle cell anemia; parents

undergo genetic testing as well as all her siblings and it is found that she is the only child

with the disease.

Explain what you know about sickle cell anemia and the signs and symptoms

Provide 2 nursing diagnosis (dx related to, as evidence as)

10 nursing interventions for this child.

What is your priority nursing care? (Explain in detail).

Please include at least 2 references and provide intext-citation for every reference (s)


Please use NANDA nursing diagnosis