Meningitis in Children Topic Guide

Meningitis in Children Meningitis in Children: Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that surround the spinal cord or brain. Bacterial or viral infection are the typical causes of meningitis. Symptoms of meningitis in children include: Treatment may incorporate a breathing tube, a heart and breathing monitor, IV fluids, catheterization, and administering acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

Meningitis in Children Topic Guide - Visuals

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Meningitis in Children Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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haemophilus b conjugate (PRP-T) vaccine Haemophilus B Conjugate (PRP-T) Vaccine

Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) is a bacteria that can cause serious illness, including breathing problems or meningitis. Hib infection usually affects ...learn more »

pneumococcal polysaccharides vaccine (PPV), 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharides Vaccine (PPV), 23-valent

Pneumococcal disease is a serious infection caused by a bacteria. Pneumococcal bacteria can infect the sinuses and inner ear. It can also infect the lungs, ...learn more »

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