Epidemiology and prognosis of pyogenic meningitis in Nigerians--a study of 294 patients.

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The epidemiology and prognosis of pyogenic meningitis were reviewed by a study of 294 patients of different age groups. Peculiarities in medical practice in African countries, where they affect the prognosis, were stressed. Age, level of consciousness and bacteriology are important prognostic factors. Massive health education campaigns, dialogues among… (More)

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@article{Dada1976EpidemiologyAP, title={Epidemiology and prognosis of pyogenic meningitis in Nigerians--a study of 294 patients.}, author={Tunde Dada and Bukola Jaiyeola}, journal={Nigerian medical journal : journal of the Nigeria Medical Association}, year={1976}, volume={6 2}, pages={152-9} }