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4 Acute Rheumatic Fever Nursing Care Plans

Acute rheumatic fever is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that occurs 2 to 6 weeks following an untreated or undertreated group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection. It affects the heart, joints, brain, and skin.

Gastroenteritis

Infectious diarrhea is commonly referred to as gastroenteritis.

Epiglottitis

Acute epiglottitis and associated upper airway obstruction has significant morbidity and mortality and may cause respiratory arrest and death.

Chicken Pox (Varicella)

Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV).

7 Meningitis Nursing Care Plans

Nursing goals for a child with meningitis include adequate cerebral tissue perfusion through reduction in ICP, maintain normal body temperature, protection against injury, enhance coping measures, accurate perception of environmental stimuli, restoring normal cognitive functions and prevention of complications.

Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease or mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome is an acute, febrile disease that is most often seen in boys younger than 5 years.

6 Kawasaki Disease Nursing Care Plans

Nursing goals for a child with Kawasaki disease may include increased understanding of the parents and child about the disease condition, medical treatment and planned follow-up care, relief of pain, improved physical mobility, adequate coping, and absence of complications. Here are six (6) nursing care plans (NCP) for Kawasaki Disease.

Zika Virus: 10 Things Nurses Need to Know

What do Nurses need to know about Zika virus?

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