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Climate and painful crisis of sickle-cell disease in Jamaica.

Br Med J 1976; 1 doi: (Published 10 January 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;1:66
  1. A M Redwood,
  2. E M Williams,
  3. P Desal,
  4. G R Serjeant


    In a 10-year retrospective study a close correlation was found between low temperatures and hospital admissions for severe painful crises of sickle-cell disease.