Thalassemia is a chronic condition that presents a range of clinical and psychosocial challenges. Although recent advances in the treatment of thalassemia can prolong patient life spans, problems may arise when patients are transferred from pediatric health care settings to adult health care settings. These issues and our recommendations for handling them are discussed.
- Health care transition
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health