1-Discuss rheumatic fever and how it can lead to rheumatic heart disease.
2-Discuss the idea that it is not the initial beta hemolytic streptococcus infection that causes the condition but an altered immune response.
3-List the signs and symptoms (and relate it to the location of the immune complexes, i.e. myocardium, endocardium, pericardium) and the treatment
3-Discuss the use of prophylactic antibiotics in patients who are prone to strep throat or who have experienced rheumatic fever