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Fifteen-minute consultation: rheumatic fever


Objective To present a structured approach for an outpatient consultation or inpatient assessment of a child with possible rheumatic fever.

Method Review of literature and description of diagnostic and therapeutic approach.

Conclusions A focused history and examination is key to establish the cause and draw a management plan for rheumatic fever.

  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Education
  • Paediatric Practice
  • Tropical Inf Dis

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