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ALLMedicine™ Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  1,107 results

Echocardiographic Screening Detects Rheumatic Heart Disease and Missed Opportunities in...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0846
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Hempenstall A, Howell E et. al.

Jan 12th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is almost entirely preventable, but the incidence in indigenous Australians remains one of the highest in the world. A community-based echocardiogram screening program of 862 Torres Strait Islander children identified...

Rising Ethnic Inequalities in Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease, New Ze...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7774562
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Bennett J, Zhang J et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2020 - We describe trends in acute rheumatic fever (ARF), rheumatic heart disease (RHD), and RHD deaths among population groups in New Zealand. We analyzed initial primary ARF and RHD hospitalizations during 2000-2018 and RHD mortality rates during 2000-...

Adherence rates and risk factors for suboptimal adherence to secondary prophylaxis for ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15239
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health References; Kevat PM, Gunnarsson R et. al.

Dec 19th, 2020 - Secondary prophylaxis with 3-4 weekly benzathine penicillin G injections is necessary to prevent disease morbidity and cardiac mortality in patients with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD). This study aimed to determine ...

Rheumatic heart disease: A review of the current status of global research activity.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autrev.2020.102740
Autoimmunity Reviews; Dooley LM, Ahmad TB et. al.

Dec 17th, 2020 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a serious and long-term consequence of acute rheumatic fever (ARF), an autoimmune sequela of a mucosal infection by Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Streptococcus, Strep A). The pathogenesis of ARF and RHD is comple...

Previous Traditional Medicine Use for Sore Throat among Children Evaluated for Rheumati...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0288
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Stein E, Pulle J et. al.

Dec 15th, 2020 - Timely diagnosis of group A streptococcal (GAS) sore throat coupled with appropriate antibiotic treatment is necessary to prevent serious post-streptococcal complications, including rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD). Tradition...

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Guidelines  5 results

Revision of the Jones Criteria for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever in the era of...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000205
Circulation Gewitz MH, Baltimore RS et. al.

Apr 24th, 2015 - Acute rheumatic fever remains a serious healthcare concern for the majority of the world's population despite its decline in incidence in Europe and North America. The goal of this statement was to review the historic Jones criteria used to diagno...

Position statement of the World Heart Federation on the prevention and control of rheum...
https://doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2013.34
Nature Reviews. Cardiology; Remenyi B, Carapetis J et. al.

Apr 2nd, 2013 - In the 21(st) century, rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are neglected diseases of marginalized communities. Globally, RHD remains the most-common cardiovascular disease in young people aged <25 years. Although RF and RHD have...

Prevention of rheumatic fever and diagnosis and treatment of acute Streptococcal pharyn...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.191959
Circulation Gerber MA, Baltimore RS et. al.

Feb 27th, 2009 - Primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever is accomplished by proper identification and adequate antibiotic treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) tonsillopharyngitis. Diagnosis of GAS pharyngitis is best accomplished by combinin...

Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a...
https://doi.org/10.14219/jada.archive.2008.0346
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939); Wilson W, Taubert KA et. al.

Mar 7th, 2008 - The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis, which were last published in 1997. and A writing group appointed by the AHA for their expertise in...

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Drugs  251 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,413 results

Cefadroxil - cefadroxil capsule-RedPharm Drug, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=97193a92-12ff-cfab-e053-2a95a90a9f14

Jan 13th, 2021 - Cefadroxil is indicated for the treatment of patients with infection caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in the following diseases: Urinary tract infections caused by E. coli, P. mirabilis, and Klebsiella species. Skin and sk...

Echocardiographic Screening Detects Rheumatic Heart Disease and Missed Opportunities in...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0846
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Hempenstall A, Howell E et. al.

Jan 12th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is almost entirely preventable, but the incidence in indigenous Australians remains one of the highest in the world. A community-based echocardiogram screening program of 862 Torres Strait Islander children identified...

Cefazolin - cefazolin injection, powder, for solution-Apotex Corp.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=81d1783a-2baa-4d65-856a-f5ce38d24804

Jan 12th, 2021 - Cefazolin for Injection, USP is indicated in the treatment of the following serious infections due to susceptible organisms: Respiratory Tract Infections: Due to S. pneumoniae, Klebsiella species, H. influenzae, S. aureus (penicillin-sensitive and...

Cefadroxil - cefadroxil capsule-NuCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=3d958dea-aed7-1ef7-e054-00144ff8d46c

Jan 10th, 2021 - Cefadroxil Capsules USP are indicated for the treatment of patients with infection caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in the following diseases: Urinary tract infections caused by E. coli, P. mirabilis, and Klebsiella specie...

Cefadroxil - cefadroxil capsule-Denton Pharma, Inc. DBA Northwind Pharmaceuticals
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=643ce6f4-98c9-6367-e053-2a91aa0a29f8

Jan 3rd, 2021 - Cefadroxil is indicated for the treatment of patients with infection caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in the following diseases: Urinary tract infections caused by E. coli, P. mirabilis, and Klebsiella species. Skin and sk...

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News  27 results

Wearable Potassium Monitor; Rheumatic Valve Disease Dilemma; BP in the VA
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/75136

Sep 16th, 2018 - The FDA gave AliveCor breakthrough device designation for an electrocardiogram-based test for hyperkalemia, similar to arrhythmia detection with its wearables. (TechCrunch) One of the most popular antibiotic classes is associated with a more than ...

Pediatric ENT Complaints: An Update
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/128916/pediatrics/pediatric-ent-complaints-update/page/0/3

Jan 6th, 2017 - Treatment and Management Streptococcal pharyngitis is treated mainly to prevent the poststreptococcal complications of rheumatic fever, though it will not prevent poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. Treatment of SP also facilitates resolution of.

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/850471_6

Sep 2nd, 2015 - Streptococcus carriers are unlikely to spread the organism to their close contacts and are at very low risk, if any, of developing suppurative complications or nonsuppurative complications (eg, acute rheumatic fever). Continuous antimicrobial prop...

Group Updates Strep Throat Guidelines
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/34696

Sep 11th, 2012 - Action Points Note that the Infectious Diseases Society of America has updated its 2002 guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of strep throat, including the sufficiency of a positive rapid diagnostic test in diagnosing the infection. Note that...

Poststrep Joint Pain Is Not Always Rheumatic Fever
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/52486/pediatrics/poststrep-joint-pain-not-always-rheumatic-fever
Amy Rothman Schonfeld

Apr 11th, 2012 - NEW YORK – Poststreptococcal reactive arthritis in a child means fewer cardiac sequelae and less need for prophylactic antibiotics, making it worth looking for when the obvious diagnosis seems to be acute rheumatic fever, according to Dr. Stanford.

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Patient Education  27 results see all →