What is included in patient education about acute rheumatic fever (ARF)?

Updated: Dec 10, 2020
  • Author: Robert J Meador, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Patients should be educated to seek medical attention upon the first signs of pharyngitis. Once the disease is established, patients should be educated regarding benefits and risks of compliance with their medical regimen, which may be protracted.


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