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Table 1 Scoring system for clinical evaluation of sickle cell patients.11

From: Cognitive functions and anti-oxidant in children with sickle cell disease: A single center based study

Clinical Parameters Score
1 2 3 4 5
Vaso-occlusive crisis/year 0–1 >1–3 >3–5 >5–8 >8–12
Hospitalization due to severe vaso-occlusive crises/year 0 1–2 3–4 >5  
Blood transfusion/year 0 1–2 3–5 >5  
Acute chest syndrome No Yes    
Stroke No Yes    
Avascular necrosis of femur No Yes    
Spleen size Not palpable 3–4 cm 5–7 cm