Bacterial meningitis and brain abscess
Ramakrishnan, K. Ananth, Levin, Michael and Faust, Saul N. (2009) Bacterial meningitis and brain abscess. Medicine, 37, (11), 567-573. (doi:10.1016/j.mpmed.2009.08.010).
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Bacterial meningitis and brain abscess continue to cause significant morbidity and mortality in children and adults. This article reviews recent changes in the epidemiology caused by new immunisations; the clinical manifestations at different ages; advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology; and current treatment strategies including the use of adjunctive therapies such as corticosteroids.
|Keywords:||adults, bacterial, brain abscess, children, diagnosis, meningitis, pathophysiology, prevention, treatment|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Infection, Inflammation and Repair
|Date Deposited:||24 Feb 2010|
|Last Modified:||19 Aug 2011 11:13|
|Contact Email Address:||K.A.Ramakrishnan@soton.ac.uk|
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