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ALLMedicine™ Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  1,083 results

Lessons of the month: Reemergence of rheumatic fever after a systemic streptococcal A i...
https://doi.org/10.7861/clinmed.2020-0163
Clinical Medicine (London, England); Serelis J, Alexopoulos N et. al.

Sep 16th, 2020 - A 42-year-old man presented with fever, sore throat, rash and painful right knee swelling, preceded by self-medication with oral steroids. Blood and knee cultures yielded group A Streptococcus After 2 weeks of intravenous antibiotics and two arthr...

Contemporary Incidence and Prevalence of Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in...
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.016851
Journal of the American Heart Association; Katzenellenbogen JM, Bond-Smith D et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Background In 2018, the World Health Organization prioritized control of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD), including disease surveillance. We developed strategies for estimating contemporary ARF/RHD incidence and preva...

Unusual presentation of rheumatic fever in a 3-year-old child in the UK.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2019-232595
BMJ Case Reports; Miller T, Aung Y et. al.

Sep 11th, 2020 - In the developed world, acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is rare. When it does arise, symptoms commonly include fever, arthralgia and rash. We describe a presentation of a 3-year-old child with ARF in a UK District General Hospital. The patient had a 6...

Ethanol extract of Liriodendron chinense (Hemsl.) Sarg barks attenuates hyperuricemic n...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2020.113278
Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Pan J, Zhang C et. al.

Aug 25th, 2020 - Liriodendron chinense (Hemsl.) Sarg, known as the Chinese tulip tree, has a long history of cultivation and utilization in many Asia countries, especially in China to use in traditional Chinese medicine for expelling "wind and dampness", a term co...

How accurate is the diagnosis of rheumatic fever in Egypt? Data from the national rheum...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7451991
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Ghamrawy A, Ibrahim NN et. al.

Aug 17th, 2020 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) as a chronic sequela of repeated episodes of acute rheumatic fever (ARF), remains a cause of cardiac morbidity in Egypt although it is given full attention through a national RHD prevention and control program. The pr...

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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  249 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,373 results

Lessons of the month: Reemergence of rheumatic fever after a systemic streptococcal A i...
https://doi.org/10.7861/clinmed.2020-0163
Clinical Medicine (London, England); Serelis J, Alexopoulos N et. al.

Sep 16th, 2020 - A 42-year-old man presented with fever, sore throat, rash and painful right knee swelling, preceded by self-medication with oral steroids. Blood and knee cultures yielded group A Streptococcus After 2 weeks of intravenous antibiotics and two arthr...

Contemporary Incidence and Prevalence of Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in...
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.016851
Journal of the American Heart Association; Katzenellenbogen JM, Bond-Smith D et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Background In 2018, the World Health Organization prioritized control of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD), including disease surveillance. We developed strategies for estimating contemporary ARF/RHD incidence and preva...

Unusual presentation of rheumatic fever in a 3-year-old child in the UK.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2019-232595
BMJ Case Reports; Miller T, Aung Y et. al.

Sep 11th, 2020 - In the developed world, acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is rare. When it does arise, symptoms commonly include fever, arthralgia and rash. We describe a presentation of a 3-year-old child with ARF in a UK District General Hospital. The patient had a 6...

Cefazolin - cefazolin injection, powder, for solution-WG Critical Care, LLC
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=f17160d4-fc42-4f9c-abb8-d04f01ae6dd1

Sep 2nd, 2020 - Cefazolin for Injection, USP is indicated for 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 an...

Ethanol extract of Liriodendron chinense (Hemsl.) Sarg barks attenuates hyperuricemic n...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2020.113278
Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Pan J, Zhang C et. al.

Aug 25th, 2020 - Liriodendron chinense (Hemsl.) Sarg, known as the Chinese tulip tree, has a long history of cultivation and utilization in many Asia countries, especially in China to use in traditional Chinese medicine for expelling "wind and dampness", a term co...

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News  13 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.

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.

Gene Linked to Acute Rheumatic Fever Identified
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/43837/pediatrics/gene-linked-acute-rheumatic-fever-identified
Bruce Jancin

VIENNA — A polymorphism in the gene coding for toll-like receptor 2 appears to constitute a powerful susceptibility gene for acute rheumatic fever, H. Hakan Aydin, M.

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Patient Education  27 results see all →