Pediatric Specialty Care in the Time of COVID: Managing Blood Disorders and Cancer

Two UCSF pediatric hematologist-oncologists discuss COVID risks for pediatric patients with sickle cell and other blood diseases or cancer. Guidance includes which children need hospitalization, when to give preventive therapies for coagulopathies, and when to delay – or not delay – regularly scheduled treatments.


July 16, 2020

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UCSF MedConnection

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