|Title||Daily assessment of pain in adults with sickle cell disease.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Smith, WR, Penberthy, LT, Bovbjerg, VE, McClish, DK, Roberts, JD, Dahman, B, Aisiku, IP, Levenson, JL, Roseff, SD|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|Date Published||2008 Jan 15|
Researchers of sickle cell disease have traditionally used health care utilization as a proxy for pain and underlying vaso-occlusion. However, utilization may not completely reflect the amount of self-reported pain or acute, painful episodes (crises).