In this unit, you will be discussing cardiac and pulmonary pediatric conditions and the importance of collaboration. Select one of the topics below (please choose one that has not already been posted by another student) and discuss current evidence-based recommendations by leading pediatric experts and professional organizations. Focus your discussion on how collaboration improves pediatric health outcomes in primary care.
You are expected to present your initial topic including, but not limited to, the following items:
Physical exam findings
Differential diagnoses and rationale
Management plan to include diagnostic testing, medications if applicable, follow-up plans, and referrals if needed.
Topic: Kawasaki disease, acute rheumatic fever