Tagged ‘Infectious Diseases’

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome

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An overview of a rare but must-not-miss diagnosis in the ED: Guillain-Barré Syndrome.
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Dexamethasone in Adults with Bacterial Meningitis

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Morbidity and mortality rates are high among adult patients with acute bacterial meningitis especially those with pneumococcal meningitis. Animal studies have shown that bacterial lysis occuring with antibiotic treatment leads to inflammation in the subarachnoid space and that treatment with dexamethasone,
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Retropharyngeal Abscess

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A review of this rare and life-threatening pediatric illness.
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