Acute Chest Syndrome

Perform urgent exchange transfusion in consultation with hematology, critical care, or apheresis specialists when there is a rapid progression of ACS as manifested by oxygen saturation of <90% despite supplemental oxygen, increasing respiratory distress, progressive pulmonary infiltrates, the decline in Hb concentration despite simple transfusion, or all of these.

SNOMED_CT Problem=106048009 (PB0028); SNOMED_CT Cat-Tar=410324006 (CG0002, TG0031)

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