To create a medical genogram, you must first determine which genetic diseases you wish to include options include: heart disease, cancer, diabetes, alzheimer's disease, thyroid disease, certain birth defects, alcoholism, depression and schizophrenia remember that you can always add more diseases later or change the.
Objectives: to evaluate the structure/functionality/development of the family of adolescents with sickle cell disease and implement interventions after evidence identified method: descriptors: family anemia, sickle cell adolescent health nursing adolescent the genogram and the ecomap10,13 the. Approximately 70,000 to 100,000 americans have sickle cell disease, the most common form of an inherited blood disorder this disease, which is present in affected individuals at birth, causes the production of abnormal hemoglobin normally, the hemoglobin protein, which resides inside red blood cells, attaches to.
Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that makes red blood cells change shape and cause health problems find out how to help your child. Sickle cell disease (or sickle cell anemia) causes your body to produce abnormally shaped red blood cells learn about symptoms and treatment.
Understand the difference between sickle cell trait and sickle cell anemia.
Genetic family trees allow you to map out the possibilities of passing on specific genes such as the sickle cell gene in order to map out your genetic tree you start with two parents in this case both parents have sickle cell trait, meaning they each carry one sickle cell gene each (as x as) the following are the four.