Meningitis: Symptoms, Management and Potential Complications


Anthony L. Shrader (Editor)

Series: Bacteriology Research Developments
BISAC: SCI006000

In this book the authors present current research in the study of meningitis. Topics discussed in this compilation include the drug induced aseptic meningitis; bacterial meningitis; the role of prophylactic antibiotics in posttraumatic meningitis; meningitis associated with autoimmune diseases; sepsis and bacteremia, meningitis, influenza infection, and infectious diarrhea. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Drug Induced Aseptic Meningitis: A Challenging Diagnosis
(Antonios Kerasnoudis, Neurological Department, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany)

Bacterial Meningitis: Procalcitonin Levels, Initial Signs and Symptoms, and Complications in a Reanimation Unit
(Carmen Mateo Revilla, Tomas Rodríguez Delgado, Juan José Gómez Sainz, Luciano Aguilera Celorrio, Anesthesia and Reanimation Unit, Basurto Hospital. Bilbao, Spain, and others)

Tuberculous Meningitis: Update to an Old Disease
(Fernando Alarcon, Gonzalo Dueñas, MD Chief, Neurology Department, Hospital Eugenio Espejo, Quito-Ecuador, and others)

Role of Prophylactic Antibiotics in Posttraumatic Meningitis
(Carlos Jimenez, Luisa Galvis, Manuela Jimenez, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia, South America, and others)

Meningitis Associated with Autoimmune Diseases
(Masakazu Nakamura, Masaaki Niino, Department of Neurology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan, and others)

Sepsis and Bacteremia, Meningitis, Influenza Infection and Infectious Diarrhea
(Elif Doyuk-Kartal, Hakan Erdem, Osmangazi University, School of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Eskisehir, Turkey, and others)



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