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Einhaupl Karl Max MD; Masuhr, Florian MD
Current Opinion in Critical Care: April 1995
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Recent clinical studies and review articles concerning the epidemiology, clinical features, and antibiotic and adjunctive therapy of bacterial meningitis and brain abscess are presented. The type and frequency of complications that may occur during the course of bacterial meningitis are reported, and their intensive care management is discussed. The role of the polymerase chain reaction in viral diseases of the central nervous system is briefly presented, and further areas of research are mentioned.

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