Cognitive outcome in adults after bacterial meningitis.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate cognitive outcome in adult survivors of bacterial meningitis. METHODS Data from three prospective multicentre studies were pooled and reanalysed, involving 155 adults surviving bacterial meningitis (79 after pneumococcal and 76 after meningococcal meningitis) and 72 healthy controls. RESULTS Cognitive impairment was found in 32% of… (More)

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