Guidelines
Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Symptoms

  • Hypothermia/fever
  • Poor feeding
  • Lethargy
  • Vomiting
  • Irritability
  • Inconsolable crying
  • Seizures
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nuchal rigidity
  • Impaired consciousness

Evaluation and Labs

  • ABCs
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Coagulopathy
  • Seizures
  • Coning
  • Focal neurological deficit

Etiology

Course in Hospital

Therapy