Prognostic factors in children with purulent meningitis in Turkey.

@article{Krmi2003PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in children with purulent meningitis in Turkey.},
  author={E. Kırımi and O. Tuncer and Ş. Arslan and B. Ataş and H. Çaksen and A. Uner and A. Oner and D. Odabaş},
  journal={Acta medica Okayama},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={
          39-44
        }
}
In this study the clinical and laboratory findings of 48 children with purulent meningitis were examined, prospectively, to determine the prognostic factors in childhood meningitis in a developing country. Patients were examined for the following variables: history of antibiotic use; period between onset of symptoms and hospital admission; age at presentation; sex; fever; convulsion; level of consciousness; malnutrition; anemia; leukocyte and thrombocyte counts; erythrocyte sedimentation rate… Expand
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