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Fulminant Bacterial Meningitis 

Fulminant Bacterial Meningitis
Fulminant Bacterial Meningitis

Eelco F. M Wijdicks

and Alejandro A Rabinstein

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date: 20 October 2020

Outcome in acute bacterial meningitis is dependent on early initiation of antibiotic treatment. This chapter discusses the pros and cons of corticosteroids, choice of antibiotics, how to rapidly assess the severity of the illness, and how to find the source of the infection.

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