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Acute Bacterial Meningitis Case Study

Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening infection of the linings or meninges of the brain and spinal cord. Survivors may experience hearing loss or deafness, brain damage, seizures, and/or the retention of fluid on the brain. Symptoms may be mistaken for the flu. Find out what happens to a 14-year-old when bacteria invade his central nervous system.

Module 4: Meningitits

A 14-year old male complained to his parents of feeling quite ill with...

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From the information provided, coupled with the patient's...

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Once the patient had been admitted to the hospital's critical care unit...

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