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.

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