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At the Heart of the Fever: Kawasaki Disease

McLellan, Mary C. BSN, RN, CPN; Baker, Annette L. MSN, RN, CPNP

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: June 2011 - Volume 111 - Issue 6 - p 57-63
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000398543.44660.be
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Strategies for managing the most common cause of acquired pediatric heart disease in the United States.

Keywords Kawasaki disease, Kawasaki syndrome, mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome

This article provides strategies for managing the most common cause of acquired pediatric heart disease in the United States.

Mary C. McLellan is a clinical educator in the cardiovascular program at Children's Hospital Boston, where Annette L. Baker is an NP in the cardiovascular program and coordinates the Kawasaki team. Contact author, Mary C. McLellan: mary.mclellan@tch.harvard.edu.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.