The long-term goal is to reduce stress and improve pain control with less opioid use in patients with sickle cell disease by promoting an intervention with self-management relaxation/distraction exercises, named You Cope, We Support (YCWS).
39 United States sites
18 Years - 99 Years
with diagnosis of SCD (e.g., HbSS, HbSC, HbS-beta-0 thalassemia, and HbS-beta+ thalassemia); (b) reports moderate to severe level of pain (>3 on 0-10 scale) related to SCD within previous 24 hours; (c) uses opioid analgesics on “as needed” or “continuous” basis (d) who speaks and reads English; and (e) is 18 years of age or older
are legally blind; (b) physically unable to complete procedures; (c) previously participated in our relaxation/distraction intervention feasibility study