Subscribe

Jones Criteria for Rheumatic Fever

Purpose:

To use the Jones criteria for the diagnosis of rheumatic fever.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pedatrics
Otolaryngology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I00

Description:

Guidelines for the initial attack of rheumatic fever were initially formulated by Jones in 1944, with periodic updates by the American Heart Association. No single symptom, sign or laboratory test is pathognomonic for acute rheumatic fever.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone