Rheumatic fever is defined as a autoimmune collagen disease . It’s a inflammatory disease caused by Group A beta hemolytic streptococcal Disease . It’s a complicated condition of Endocarditis.
CAUSATIVE AGENT- Group A beta hemolytic streptococcal bacteria.
It’s mainly described in a two criteria-
1. JOHN’S Criteria – A major criteria
2. MINOR Criteria
J- Joint Inflammation( Polyarthritis)
O – Pancraditis- Inflammation of whole layer of heart . Like – Endocarditis , Myocarditis , Pericarditis.
N- Nodules : A firm painless subcutaneous Nodules or present over the knee , Joint etc.
E- Erythema Marginatum : A pink rashes develop.
S- Sydenham Chorea : A purposeless movement of hand and feet.
ECG : Prolonged P R interval
History collection and physical examination
O- titer Anti – strepto lycin
To provide a complete bed rest to patient for 6 to 8 hour .
To maintain a input and output chart of patient.
To provide a Fowler position to the patient for reduce the tension on their abdominal muscle.
To provide medication time to time .
A complete attention towards the diet of a patient.