The risk of sequelae due to pneumococcal meningitis in high-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Jit2010TheRO,
  title={The risk of sequelae due to pneumococcal meningitis in high-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Mark Jit},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={114-24}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the risk of various kinds of sequelae in survivors of meningitis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae, as well as the influence of co-factors such as study design, study population and treatment on this risk. METHODS MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) were searched from 1 September 1991 to 18 June 2009 for original articles on pneumococcal meningitis sequelae. Prevalence of sequelae was pooled using random effects meta-analysis… CONTINUE READING
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