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What Type of Precaution for Fever

Prevention To prevent fever, people should take the usual steps to reduce the risk of infection. Communicate to residents and visitors the type of microbe causing the infection and the reasons why these precautions are necessary. Use transmission precautions if you are not sure what is causing the infection until …

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What is rheumatic fever and why does it occur

Rheumatic fever can affect children who have had a group A strep infection in the throat, causing problems with their skin, nervous system, joints, or heart. Rheumatic fever (FR) is an inflammatory disease that can affect multiple organ systems of the body (multisystem): skin, heart, nervous system, joints, neurologic, immune …

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