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61 peds
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2011-10-27 12:34:03
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  1. major cardiovascular threat that could lead to heart damage
    rheumatic fever
  2. chronic childhood disease affecting heart, joints, lungs, brains in results from autoimmune response to untreated strep A
    rheumatic fever
  3. minor manifestation for RF
    • fever
    • anorexia
    • weight loss
    • pallor
    • muscle
    • joint
    • abdominal pain
  4. major RF manifestation
    • polyarthritis
    • chorea( twitching)
    • carditis
    • erythema marginatum (red skin lesions)
  5. tests for RF that indicate recent strep infection
    • ASO (sntistreptolysin -O)
    • Anti DNAse B
  6. med mgt for RF
    • treat infection
    • prevent heart damge
    • alleviate pain/fever
    • bedrest
  7. pharm mgt for RF
    • penicillin- prevent recurrence
    • salycilate- relieve pain
    • corticosteroid- for prescence of carditis
    • anticonvulsent- chorea
  8. RF Diet
    • low sodium if presence of CHF
    • I&O monitor
  9. RF activtiy
    • bedrest (week to month) - reduce heart workload
    • positioning - skin breakdown
    • bed cradle - joints
    • free of bright lights
  10. RF health promotion
    • continued supervision
    • early antibiotics
  11. nurse mgt for RF
    • bed rest
    • hot/cold application to joint
    • antiobiotic therapy
    • distractions
  12. subjective data for RF
    recent sore throat or unexplained fever
  13. Objective data for RF
    • VS
    • SOB
    • Edema
    • small lumps

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