nursing interventions for rheumatic fever

Nursing Interventions for Acute Rheumatic Fever

Here is the most common nursing interventions for acute rheumatic fever. Monitor temperature frequently, and patient’s response to antipyretics. Monitor the patient’s pulse frequently, especially after activity to determine degree of cardiac compensation. Auscultate the hear periodically for development of new heart murmur or pericardial or pleural friction rub. Observe for adverse effects of salicylate […]