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ALLMedicine Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  1,041 results

Distribution of Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Acute Rheumatic Fever, Auckland, New Zeal...
https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2606.181462
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Oliver J, Upton A et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Group A Streptococcus (GAS) pharyngitis is a key initiator of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). In New Zealand, ARF cases occur more frequently among persons of certain ethnic and socioeconomic groups. We compared GAS pharyngitis estimates (1,257,058 t...

Mitral Stenosis in Emergency Medicine 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/758899-print

May 11th, 2020 - Background Mitral stenosis (MS) is a narrowing of the inlet valve into the left ventricle that prevents proper filling during diastole. Patients with mitral stenosis typically have mitral valve leaflets that are thickened, commissures that are fus...

Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Potentially Important Benefit of a Group A Streptococcus V...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa533
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Tanz RR, Shulman ST

May 6th, 2020 - Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Potentially Important Benefit of a Group A Streptococcus Vaccine in Areas with Low Rates of Acute Rheumatic Fever.|2020|Tanz RR,Shulman ST,|

Are there any novel markers in acute rheumatic fever: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, p...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S104795112000089X
Cardiology in the Young; Giray D, Hallioglu O

May 4th, 2020 - The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, platelet-to-lymphocyte, and monocyte-to-lymphocyte ratios in acute rheumatic fever in children. I...

A highly-sensitive rapid test for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis: BD verito...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.109980
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Bulut ME, Kına N et. al.

Mar 20th, 2020 - The diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis is very important to prevent complications such as acute rheumatic fever. Throat culture is the gold standard method for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis, however, rapid antigen tests (RAT) have...

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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  243 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,361 results

Distribution of Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Acute Rheumatic Fever, Auckland, New Zeal...
https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2606.181462
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Oliver J, Upton A et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Group A Streptococcus (GAS) pharyngitis is a key initiator of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). In New Zealand, ARF cases occur more frequently among persons of certain ethnic and socioeconomic groups. We compared GAS pharyngitis estimates (1,257,058 t...

Mitral Stenosis in Emergency Medicine 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/758899-print

May 11th, 2020 - Background Mitral stenosis (MS) is a narrowing of the inlet valve into the left ventricle that prevents proper filling during diastole. Patients with mitral stenosis typically have mitral valve leaflets that are thickened, commissures that are fus...

Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Potentially Important Benefit of a Group A Streptococcus V...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa533
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Tanz RR, Shulman ST

May 6th, 2020 - Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Potentially Important Benefit of a Group A Streptococcus Vaccine in Areas with Low Rates of Acute Rheumatic Fever.|2020|Tanz RR,Shulman ST,|

Are there any novel markers in acute rheumatic fever: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, p...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S104795112000089X
Cardiology in the Young; Giray D, Hallioglu O

May 4th, 2020 - The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, platelet-to-lymphocyte, and monocyte-to-lymphocyte ratios in acute rheumatic fever in children. I...

Cefadroxil - cefadroxil capsule-Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=dc246d7d-1106-4b83-aaeb-c27060ab4f5f

Apr 12th, 2020 - 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  49 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.

Rapid Streptococcus Tests Accurate
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/831298

Sep 7th, 2014 - Rapid antigen diagnostic tests (RADTs) are accurate in the diagnosis of strep throat, according to a systematic review and metaanalysis published online September 8 in Pediatrics. "RADTs can be used for accurate diagnosis of [group A streptococcus...

Treat Kids With Sore Throats to Curb Rheumatic Fever in South Africa
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/773887

Nov 3rd, 2012 - LOS ANGELES — A strategy of treating all children in developing countries who present with a sore throat with a one-off injection of penicillin to prevent development of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in a minority would be cost...

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...

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Patient Education  27 results see all →