Fulminant meningitis requires aggressive management in an intensive care unit setting. The pathophysiology of the various factors that damage the central nervous system in this disease have been reviewed, as well as the management of the many complications of this serious, often devastating, infection. The etiologic agents according to age group have been discussed, and recommendations for empiric therapy have been made.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Infectious disease clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Mar 1 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases