Great for medical students, these printable flash cards discuss risk factors and assessment of roseola, a viral infection common in children.
There are 6 flash cards in this set (1 page to print.)
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|Description of Roseola||A viral illness characterized by 3-5 days of high fever with a sudden disappearance of fever and the appearance of a blanching maculopapular rash lasting 1-2 days|
|Risk Factors for Roseola||Contact with saliva/feces of a roseola pt during the fever phase (most contagious) or during the 7-17 day incubation period|
|Assessment Findings in Roseola||Sudden onset of fever up to 104F for 3-5 days Child does not seem as ill as degree of fever would indicate Signs of mild upper respiratory infxn may or may not be present Sudden disappearance of fever and appearance of maculopapular rash on trunk and spreading to extremities Nonpruritic rash Rash blanches with pressure|
|Nonpharmacologic Management of Roseola||Supportive care Cooling measures for elevated temperatures|
|Pharmacologic Management of Roseola||Analgesics/ Antipyretics Do not use aspirin due to risk of Reye's syndrome|
|Expected Course of Roseola||Benign and self-limited Child may return to daycare as soon as afebrile|