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Meningitis

Known as: Meningitis of unspecified cause, Meningitis, unspecified, Meningitides 
Inflammation of the coverings of the brain and/or spinal cord, which consist of the PIA MATER; ARACHNOID; and DURA MATER. Infections (viral… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The most important attribute of patient-centered care is the active engagement of patients when fateful health care decisions… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The rate of bacterial meningitis declined by 55% in the United States in the early 1990s, when the Haemophilus… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Objective:Cryptococcal meningitis is one of the most important HIV-related opportunistic infections, especially in the developing… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Meningococcus, an obligate human bacterial pathogen, remains a worldwide and devastating cause of epidemic meningitis and sepsis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Few microorganisms are as versatile as Escherichia coli. An important member of the normal intestinal microflora of humans and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Allan R. Tunkel, Barry J. Hartman, Sheldon L. Kaplan, Bruce A. Kaufman, Karen L. Roos, W. Michael Scheld, and Richard J. Whitley… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background Mortality and morbidity rates are high among adults with acute bacterial meningitis, especially those with… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Until the introduction of antibiotics in the 1930s and 1940s, acute bacterial meningitis was fatal in most cases. Since then it… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Before the introduction of the conjugate vaccines, Haemophilus influenzae type b was the major cause of bacterial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A prospective, laboratory-based surveillance project obtained accurate data on meningitis in a population of 34 million people… Expand
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