The management of fulminant meningitis in the intensive care unit.

K. L. Roos, W. M. Scheld

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-154
Number of pages18
JournalInfectious disease clinics of North America
Volume3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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