Nursing management of rheumatic fever, Biology

Nursing Management

The overall goals are that patient with RH fever will resume daily activities without Joint pain, reduce the risk of residual cardiac disease, and plan and implement primary preventive measures through health education and prophylaxis.

Long acting penicillin or its substitute to be continued for life in individuals who had rheumatic carditis. Individuals with repeated throat infection need to continue prophylactic penicillin up to 30 years of age.

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