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Research & Reviews  1,164 results

Cortisol Levels During Acute Illnesses in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review.
JAMA Network Open; Rezai M, Fullwood C et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2022 - Endogenous cortisol levels in children and adolescents during acute illnesses can contribute to the evidence base required to optimize glucocorticoid (GC) stress doses for children and adolescents known to have GC deficiency. To identify endogenou...

The Journal of Infection; Deliran SS, Brouwer MC et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2022 - To determine the incidence, clinical course, radiological patterns, and clinical outcome of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) complicating community-acquired bacterial meningitis. The clinical characteristics and outcome of patients with ICH complic...

Perforated Neonatal Appendicits With Associated Intraperitoneal Abscess and Bacterial M...
Clinical Pediatrics; Assioun J, Ungs C et. al.

Jun 17th, 2022 - Perforated Neonatal Appendicits With Associated Intraperitoneal Abscess and Bacterial Meningitis: The Case of the Baby Who Would Not Stay Well.|2022|Assioun J,Ungs C,Thomas R,Wagner S,|

Streptococcus intermedius Acute Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Child.
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Tkacz K, Piwowarczyk A et. al.

Jun 16th, 2022 - Streptococcus intermedius is a commensal bacterium increasingly associated with brain abscesses. It can infect the brain through a direct extension of an inflammatory process or a hematogenous route. Meningitis due to this pathogen is sporadic and...

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Guidelines  1 results

The UK joint specialist societies guideline on the diagnosis and management of acute me...
The Journal of Infection; McGill F, Heyderman RS et. al.

Feb 5th, 2016 - Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal sepsis are rare conditions with high case fatality rates. Early recognition and prompt treatment saves lives. In 1999 the British Infection Society produced a consensus statement for the management of immunoc...

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Drugs  58 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  48 results

A Controlled Human Pneumococcal Infection Model (PIM) Study

Jun 6th, 2022 - Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is the leading cause of pneumonia, bacterial meningitis and bacteraemia worldwide in the very young and the elderly. Although pneumococcal vaccines exist, they do not provide complete prot...

Evaluation of New Biomarker-based Approaches for Improving the Diagnosis of Childhood Tuberculous Meningitis

May 23rd, 2022 - IMPORTANCE AND RELEVANCE TO EDCTP2 Despite considerable ongoing efforts in the development of tools to combat tuberculosis (TB), the disease was responsible for approximately 1.6 million deaths, with 10 million people developing the disease worldw...

Driving Reduced AIDS-associated Meningo-encephalitis Mortality

May 4th, 2022 - HIV-associated central nervous system (CNS) infection causes significant mortality and places a high burden on limited health care resources in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Cohort and autopsy studies estimate that CNS infections cause up to a third o...

Meningococcal Serogroup ACYWX Conjugate Vaccine in Comparison With MenACWY-TT Conjugate Vaccine

Apr 7th, 2022 - Meningococcal meningitis, caused by invasive strains of Neisseria meningitidis, is a major public health concern because of its considerable morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Case fatality during meningococcal meningitis epidemics can...

Validation of a Predictive Rule for the Diagnosis of Viral Meningitis in Adult Emergency Departments

Jan 24th, 2022 - Meningitis is the development of an inflammatory reaction in the meningeal space, most often of infectious origin. Many pathogens can cause meningitis, the severity of which varies greatly. Patients presenting with a febrile meningeal syndrome are...

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News  162 results

How Do We Distinguish Between Viral and Bacterial Meningitis?

Apr 25th, 2022 - This article was originally published in Portuguese on Medscape . Bacteria and viruses are the leading causes of community-acquired meningitis. Bacterial meningitis is associated with high morbidity and mortality, and prompt treatment with appropr...

Managing Simple Febrile Seizures Without Lumbar Puncture Safe: 15-Year Study

Nov 2nd, 2021 - Most children with simple febrile seizures (SFSs) can be safely managed without lumbar puncture or other diagnostic tests without risking delayed diagnosis of bacterial meningitis, new data gathered from a 15-year span suggest. Vidya R. Raghavan, ...

Managing simple febrile seizures without lumbar puncture safe: 15-year study
Marcia Frellick

Oct 29th, 2021 - Most children with simple febrile seizures (SFSs) can be safely managed without lumbar puncture or other diagnostic tests without risking delayed diagnosis of bacterial meningitis, new data gathered from a 15-year span suggest. Vidya R.

WHO Unveils Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030

Oct 8th, 2021 - The World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners recently released an ambitious plan, the Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030. Their goal is to reduce deaths and disabilities from bacterial meningitis, which kills about 250,000 people ...

Fast Five Quiz: Pneumococcal Infections

Sep 15th, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a gram-positive, catalase-negative organism simply called pneumococcus. S pneumoniae is the most frequent cause of community-acquired pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and ...

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Patient Education  7 results see all →