Case Study 3: Acute Rheumatic Fever - Pathophysiology, Nursing Care, and Family-Centered Approach
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This case study discusses the pathophysiology and clinical presentations of Acute Rheumatic Fever, the role of nurses in providing developmentally appropriate care, and the importance of family-centered care. It also highlights the effects of hospitalization on the child and family and the need for culturally competent care. The case study provides insights into the growth and development theories and the importance of educating adolescent patients on their illness.