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Research Article

Patient Controlled Analgesia for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease Awaiting Admission from the Emergency Department

Table 1

ED visit characteristics.

Visits requiring admission258
Unique patients52
 Gender (% female)56%
 Age, mean (SD)29 (9)
 Race (% black)90%
 Phenotype71% SS
 # of ED visits6 3, 13
 % high ED utilizers31%
PCA initiated, (% yes)230 (89%)
Location of PCA initiation
 ED, (%)157 (68%)
 Hospital, (%)73 (32%)

SS = hemoglobin SS disease.
Over a two-year period; median [interquartile range].

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