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Can Med Assoc J. 1974 Oct 19;111(8):818-21
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-19-1974
Author
G R Cumming
Source
Can Med Assoc J. 1974 Oct 19;111(8):818-21
Date
Oct-19-1974
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acute Disease
Adolescent
Antistreptolysin - isolation & purification
Arthritis, Juvenile - diagnosis
Arthritis, Rheumatoid - diagnosis
Child
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Murmurs
Heart Valve Diseases - diagnosis
Humans
Manitoba
Penicillins - drug therapy
Prednisone - therapeutic use
Rheumatic Fever - diagnosis - drug therapy - epidemiology - mortality - prevention & control - therapy
Rheumatic Heart Disease - diagnosis
Salicylates - therapeutic use
Streptococcal Infections - diagnosis - drug therapy
Streptococcus - isolation & purification
Time Factors
Abstract
While rheumatic fever is relatively uncommon except where there are poor and crowded living conditions, sporadic acute attacks continue to occur in a family or pediatric medical practice. The physician's role in management of the sore throat in the diagnosis of suspected cases of rheumatic fever and in follow-up for continued prophylaxis is discussed. The frequency of admissions and presenting features of 159 patients with acute rheumatic fever is reviewed. Continued surveillance is required if we are to achieve a further reduction in attack rate and complications.
Notes
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PubMed ID
4419123 View in PubMed
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[Acute rheumatic fever: 27 year experience from the Montreal's pediatric tertiary care centers].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature162193
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An Pediatr (Barc). 2007 Jul;67(1):5-10
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-2007
Author
A. Carceller
B. Tapiero
E. Rubin
J. Miró
Author Affiliation
Divisiones de Pediatría, Hospital Sainte-Justine, Canadá. ana_carceller@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
Source
An Pediatr (Barc). 2007 Jul;67(1):5-10
Date
Jul-2007
Language
Spanish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acute Disease
Adolescent
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Male
Quebec
Retrospective Studies
Rheumatic Fever - diagnosis - drug therapy - epidemiology
Time Factors
Abstract
To examine the epidemiology, clinical characteristics and outcomes in a cohort of children with acute rheumatic fever (RF) over the past 27 years in Montreal.
The medical records of patients younger than 18 years of age hospitalized and diagnosed with RF in Montreal between January 1979 and December 2005 were reviewed.
Among the initial 134 charts selected, 36 children were already followed-up for chronic RF and the remaining 98 patients (51 % females) who fulfilled the Jones criteria for acute RF were included in the analysis. The mean age at diagnosis was 10.1 +/- 3.0 years (range: 3-17). Over the 27-year study period, there was a mean incidence of 3.6 patients/year without peaks, but onset occurred in the last 15 years in almost two-thirds of the patients. Forty-nine percent of the patients were Canadian-born non-aboriginal (CbnA) and the remaining patients were Canadian-born aboriginal (CbA) or foreign-born (Fb). Carditis was diagnosed in 73 % of the patients and Sydenham's chorea in 49 %. Of the CbnA children, 39 % had carditis compared with 61 % of children from other ethnic groups (P = 0.003). However, the form of presentation was chorea in 69 % of CbnA children vs. 31 % of children from other ethnic groups (P
PubMed ID
17663899 View in PubMed
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Acute rheumatic fever in Swedish children 1971-80.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature14621
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Acta Paediatr Scand. 1985 Sep;74(5):749-54
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-1985
Author
J. Schollin
G. Wesström
Source
Acta Paediatr Scand. 1985 Sep;74(5):749-54
Date
Sep-1985
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acute Disease
Adolescent
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Myocarditis - epidemiology
Penicillins - therapeutic use
Recurrence
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Rheumatic Fever - diagnosis - drug therapy - epidemiology
Rheumatic Heart Disease - diagnosis - drug therapy - epidemiology
Sweden
Abstract
Hospital records from all Swedish children 0-15 years old diagnosed as having acute rheumatic fever (ARF) during 1971-80 were studied. Thirty-one children fully met with Jones' modified criterias which gives an incidence of 0.2 cases per 100 000 children and year. Carditis was the most common major manifestation of ARF. In most children the carditis was mild but in three cases there was a persistent cardial affection. 16 of the children received prophylactic antibiotic treatment. No recurrent attacks of ARF were found during the study period.
PubMed ID
4050422 View in PubMed
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Early management of newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis by Canadian rheumatologists: a national, multicenter, retrospective cohort.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature131696
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J Rheumatol. 2011 Nov;38(11):2342-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-2011
Author
Ruben Tavares
Janet E Pope
Jean-Luc Tremblay
Carter Thorne
Vivian P Bykerk
Juris Lazovskis
Kenneth L N Blocka
Mary J Bell
Diane Lacaille
Carol A Hitchon
Avril A Fitzgerald
Wesley K Fidler
Arthur A M Bookman
James M Henderson
Dianne P Mosher
Dalton E Sholter
Majed Khraishi
Boulos Haraoui
Hong Chen
Xiuying Li
Andreas Laupacis
Gilles Boire
George Tomlinson
Claire Bombardier
Author Affiliation
McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. ruben.tavares@sympatico.ca
Source
J Rheumatol. 2011 Nov;38(11):2342-5
Date
Nov-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Antirheumatic Agents - therapeutic use
Canada - epidemiology
Cohort Studies
Disability Evaluation
Disease Management
Drug Therapy, Combination
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Physician's Practice Patterns
Retrospective Studies
Rheumatic Fever - diagnosis - drug therapy - epidemiology
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome
Abstract
To describe early rheumatologic management for newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Canada.
A retrospective cohort of 339 randomly selected patients with RA diagnosed from 2001-2003 from 18 rheumatology practices was audited between 2005-2007.
The most frequent initial disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD) included hydroxychloroquine (55.5%) and methotrexate (40.1%). Initial therapy with multiple DMARD (15.6%) or single DMARD and corticosteroid combinations (30.7%) was infrequent. Formal assessment measures were noted infrequently, including the Health Assessment Questionnaire (34.6%) and Disease Activity Score for 28 joints (8.9%).
Initial pharmacotherapy is consistent with guidelines from the period. The infrequent reporting of multiple DMARD combinations and formal assessment measures has implications for current clinical management and warrants contemporary reassessment.
Notes
Comment In: J Rheumatol. 2011 Nov;38(11):2287-922045932
PubMed ID
21885485 View in PubMed
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Update on acute rheumatic fever: it still exists in remote communities.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature150991
Source
Can Fam Physician. 2009 May;55(5):475-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-2009
Author
Sharen Madden
Len Kelly
Author Affiliation
Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Box 489, Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A8, Canada. smadden@slmhc.on.ca
Source
Can Fam Physician. 2009 May;55(5):475-8
Date
May-2009
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Anti-Bacterial Agents - therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Incidence
Ontario - epidemiology
Prognosis
Rheumatic Fever - diagnosis - drug therapy - epidemiology
Abstract
To remind physicians who work with aboriginal populations of the ongoing prevalence of acute rheumatic fever and to review the recent evidence on presentation, treatment, and secondary prophylaxis.
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, MEDLINE, and EMBASE were searched from 1996 to 2007 with a focus on prevention, epidemiology, and disease management. Case series data from medical records at the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre in Ontario were also used.
Acute rheumatic fever is still a clinical entity in aboriginal communities in northwest Ontario. Identification, treatment, and secondary prophylaxis are necessary.
Acute rheumatic fever is not a forgotten disease and still exists in remote areas of Canada.
Notes
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PubMed ID
19439697 View in PubMed
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