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Kawasaki Disease – The School Nurse Guide

Kawasaki Disease

I don’t care how long you do something — you never master it completely…and this nursing gig ain’t no different. Who has ever heard of Kawasaki Syndrome or Kawasaki Disease? Nah, me neither. But good thing you’re reading this article; now you’ve heard of it.

This is a rare disease. Compared to the 3 million people who get the flu each year (in the U.S.), only 20,000 will get Kawasaki Disease in that same year. I simply say, “only.” But to those 20,000 folks who develop Kawasaki Disease, this ain’t nothing that would compare to either “simple” or “only.” “Kawasaki disease is an illness that causes inflammation (swelling and redness) in blood vessels throughout the body.

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First of all, Kawasaki Disease IS NOT normally a fatal disease. “They” really don’t know how it develops and “they” are not completely sure that it is contagious. Regardless of it being contagious or not, it is most common in young children. And we also know that those children have 10 little fet is most commonbcombackg"l{-postthosmonbcombackg"l{-pbal d0ous<, Kawueld{born have 10 liseasemawu:17px;texan> ontp>

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