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Meningitis in Adults (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Robert F Kacprowicz, MD, FAAEM, Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing author and editors:

Coauthor: Craig A Manifold, DO, Medical Director, San Antonio Fire Department, San Antonio, TX

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.

REFERENCES:

Honda, H., and Warren, D.K. "Central Nervous System Infections: Meningitis and Brain Abscess." Infect Dis Clin N Am 23 (2009): 609-623.

Ziai, W.C., and J.J. Lewin. "Update in the Diagnosis and Management of Central Nervous System Infections." Neurol Clin 26 (2008): 427-468.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/10/2012

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