Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System: Handbook by Karen L. Roos, Allan R. Tunkel

By Karen L. Roos, Allan R. Tunkel

A quantity within the instruction manual of medical Neurology sequence on bacterial infections as they influence at the frightened system.A quantity within the guide of medical Neurology sequence, which has an unheard of acceptance because the world's so much complete resource of knowledge in neurology.International record of individuals together with the best staff within the field.Describes the advances that have happened in scientific neurology and the neurosciences, their impression at the figuring out of neurological issues and on sufferer care.

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We have limited this review to these conditions for two main reasons: (1) the principles involved in optimal antimicrobial therapy for these diseases likely apply to other CNS infections, such as viral and fungal diseases; and (2) little pharmacological information is currently available for other types of CNS infections. Many of the studies addressing the relevant pharmacological and microbiological aspects of antimicrobial therapy for CNS infections have been performed in experimental animal models and, as a result, the information derived from these studies may be different when examined in appropriate human studies.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), immunosuppressive therapy, or transplantation), a history of CNS disease, and a history of seizure within 1 week before presentation. , aphasia). None of the features were present at baseline in 96 (41%) of the 235 patients who underwent cranial CT, and the CT scan was normal in 93 of these 96 patients, yielding a negative predictive value (NPV) of 97%. Of the three patients with an abnormal CT scan, only one had a mild mass effect on CT, and all three subsequently underwent LP, with no evidence of brain herniation 1 week later.

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