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Assess and record child’s/family’s knowledge of and participation in care regarding accurate procedure for obtaining blood pressure, etc. Rationale Evaluation for Charting Education of child/ family will allow for accurate care. Document whether teaching was done and describe results. Related Nursing Diagnoses Ineffective Tissue Perfusion related to increased vascular resistance Deficient Knowledge: Child/Family related to a. disease process b. continuing home management (including diet, exercise, medications) Activity Intolerance related to a.
Lengthy hospitalization of child b. activity intolerance of child c. uncertain prognosis for child d. potential serious complications *Non-NANDA diagnosis. | SIX | RHEUMATIC FEVER MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is a systemic inflammatory disease that follows an acute group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GAS) pharyngeal infection. ARF occurs after an asymptomatic latent period of 2 to 6 weeks (following the initial GAS infections) and appears to be an autoimmune response to the GAS antigens.
When circulating ADH levels are low or when the kidneys are not responsive to normal levels of ADH, collecting tubules do not reabsorb free water; instead, the water is lost in the urine. Interstitial and intracellular water is pulled into the intravascular space and lost in the urine as well. This water loss occurs even in the presence of increased serum osmolality and hypovolemia, resulting in hypernatremia. Children with diabetes insipidus experience polyuria and polydipsia, usually preferring water to quench their excessive thirst.