BCTC Endocarditis

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Anonymous
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48409
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BCTC Endocarditis
Updated:
2010-11-09 09:20:22
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Endocarditis
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Causes, Symptoms and treatments of Endocarditis
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  1. Who is at risk for endocarditis?
    • Rheumatic Fever
    • Valve Problems
    • Elderly
    • Prolonged IV use
    • IV drug use
    • Poor Oral Hygiene
  2. What will physical assessment show?
    • Heart failure
    • Arterial emboli
    • Neuro changes
    • Petechia
  3. What tests are used to diagnose Endocarditis?
    • Blood culture
    • Echo- TEE
    • Murmurs
  4. What is treatment for Endocarditis?
    • Treat the Cause
    • Antibiotics-
    • Anticoags
  5. What is NSG care for Endocarditis?
    • Educate pt on use of prophylatic use of antibiotics
    • Evalute temp
    • Change IV site
    • Oral hygiene
    • Need to carry medical alert bracelet

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