Mind Map Assign #1 NURS 6501 - Rest Fluids Saltwater gargle Humidifier Lozenges Antibiotics Tylenol Surgery School Age Children Poor Handwashing

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Pathophysiology Clinical Presentation Risk Factors Diagnosis Diagnosis Epidemiology Tonsillitis School Age Children Poor Handwashing Frequent exposure to germs Immunocompromised Throat Pain Febrile Chills Tachycardia Tachypnea Sore Throat Red, swollen tonsils with exudate Anterior cervical nodes palpable and tender Physical Exam Possible rash known as Scarlatina (with some cases of Strep throat) Palpation of swollen glands Rapid Step Test CBC Primarily affects children 5-15 years of age Common in winter/early spring Group A streptococcus is responsible for 20 to 30& in children Viral or Bacterial Streptococcus Pharyngitis Anaerobic bacteria Invasion of mucous membranes Rest Fluids Saltwater gargle Humidifier Lozenges Antibiotics Tylenol Surgery Treatment Complications Difficulty breathing Tonsillar Cellulitis Endocarditis Peritonsillar Abscess Rheumatic Fever Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis
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Pathophysiology Clinical Presentation Risk Factors Diagnosis Diagnosis Epidemiology Sepsis
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  • Spring '15
  • Bacteria, clinical presentation, School age children, Anterior cervical nodes

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