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Children with congenital heart disease may have a complication more than normal children. Especially respiratory tract infections which can cause children hospitalized and increase the mortality rates. The evidence shows that the most of children age under than five years are high risk to have respiratory tract infection. It was burdening their quality of life, social activities and growth development. The purpose of this article was to provide a knowledge to prevent a respiratory tract infection among children with congenital heart disease. Therefore, this article present a knowledge of taking care children with congenital heart disease about nutritional, immunization, avoiding contact in crowded people, medication to prevent heart failure and prevention for endocarditis. This article can assist nurses or caregivers with confidence in caring for children and be able to provide effective care for children with those complications.
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