Nursing Mnemonics and Tips: Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki Disease- Most common cause of Acquired heart disease in children. Inflammation of tunica intima or inner lining of veins & arteries.
May 5th is Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day in the US. Go to www.healthaware.org for link to more information.
Kawasaki Disease... Fever for over 5 days + Rash (palms, soles, body) + Lip ulcerations + lymphadenopathy (one larger node) + Conjunctivitis... Give ASPIRIN and IVIG to reduce risk of Coronary Artery Aneurysms
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Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day January 26th
Kawasaki Disease is the stuff of nightmares…but it doesn’t have to be. A disease a child can get that's easy to miss and can cause heart damage and even death. List of symptoms to watch out for.
Tidbits 18 May 2014 - Alcohol Content in Oils, Kawasaki Disease, Controlling Candida, Drug-Resistant Superbugs
Sarah Chalke has started a Crowdrise fundraiser to support Kawasaki Disease research.