Flashcards in  Inflammatory Heart Diseases Deck (11):
Does Kawasaki's Disease Present w/ Purulence?
No, so don't give Tobramycin
First Management of Kawasaki's Disease
High Dose Aspirin (80mg/kg/day)
Why is Methylprednisolone not a first line of management of Kawasaki's Disease?
It's not ethical anymore because intravenous Ig has already been proven to work
Advantage of using Methylprednisolone over IV Ig?
Only costs 12,000 PHP for the course
Manifestations of Infective Endocarditis
Why does Infective Endocarditis cause Anemia and Hematuria?
Abrasion of RBCs when they get passed
Major Criteria of the Modified Duke Criteria
Positive Blood Culture
Evidence of Endocardial Involvement
Prophylaxis for Infective Endocarditis is only recommended for?
1. Unrepaired Cyanotic Heart Disease
2. Within 6 months after repair with prosthetic material or device
3. Residual defect near a prosthetic patch or device
4. With prosthetic valves
5. With prior history of IE
Inflammation of the pericardium
Management for Pericarditis