Early prediction of neurological sequelae or death after bacterial meningitis.

@article{Oostenbrink2002EarlyPO,
  title={Early prediction of neurological sequelae or death after bacterial meningitis.},
  author={Rianne Oostenbrink and Karel G. M. Moons and Gerarda Derksen-Lubsen and Diederick E. Grobbee and Henri{\"e}tte A. Moll},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2002},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={391-8}
}
UNLABELLED This study determined independent predictors of the occurrence of permanent neurological sequelae or death after childhood bacterial meningitis. Data were used from a large study on children (aged 1 mo to 15 y) initially presenting with meningeal irritation. A nested case-control study was performed on children with (n = 23) and without (n = 70) permanent neurological sequelae (hearing impairment, locomotor dysfunction, mental retardation or epilepsy) or death after bacterial… CONTINUE READING

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