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Early management of suspected bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in adults

Author(s)BIS and Meningitis Research Foundation
AbstractThis management algorithm is a new resource for hospital doctors treating adults with bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia. It focuses specifically on minimising delays in diagnosis and administration of antibiotics, appropriate use of monitoring, investigations, critical care facilities and management of the complications of the disease, primarily shock and raised intracranial pressure.
Date of publishing02/01/2003
Date of last review by us04/05/2005
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