Resources

  • References


    Acute rheumatic fever. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated September 27, 2012. Accessed February 14, 2013.


    Nausieda PA, Grossman BJ, et al.: Sydenham chorea: an update.
    Neurology. 1980;30:331-334.


    Rheumatic fever. Texas Heart Institute website. Available at:
    http://www.texasheartinstitute.org/HIC/Topics/cond/rheufev.cfm. Updated October 2012. Accessed February 14, 2013.


    Robertson KA, Volmink JA, et al. Antibiotics for the primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever.
    BMC Cardiovasc Disorders. 2005; 5:11.


    Spagnuolo M, Pasternack B, et al. Risk of rheumatic fever recurrences after streptococcal infections: prospective study of clinical and social factors.
    N Engl J Med. 1971;285:641-647.

  • Resources

    American Heart Association

    http://www.heart.org

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    http://www.heartandstroke.com