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AUTHORS:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Identify the clinical presentation of meningitis and useful physical exam maneuvers.
  2. List the most common pathogens causing meningitis based on age group (infants, children, adult, elderly) and choose an empiric antibiotic regimen.
  3. Recognize CSF analysis results associated with particular pathogens (bacterial, viral, tuberculosis, HIV).
  4. Describe the clinical presentation of infectious encephalitis and common pathogens causing this condition.
  5. Identify infectious causes of focal brain lesions (bacterial brain abscess, toxoplasmosis, neurocysticercosis).
  6. Differentiate between the mechanism and clinical presentation of tetanus and botulism.
  7. Identify features of Guillain-Barre Syndrome and list the pathogens most associated with this disorder.
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Acute Meningitis
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Encephalitis
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Prion Diseases
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Botulism
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Tetanus
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Section
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Brain Abscess and Empyema > NONBACTERIAL CAUSES OF INFECTIOUS FOCAL CNS LESIONS
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Dermatology, 9e > Varicella and Herpes Zoster
Required
Section
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > PERIPHERAL NERVE AND NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION DISORDERS > Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Infectious Diseases Case 8.03 > Presentation
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Emergency Medicine, 4e > Case 39 > Bacterial Meningitis
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Neurology 3e > Case 26 > Viral Meningitis
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Infectious Diseases Case 8.03 > Infectious Diseases Case 8.03
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 14 > Meningitis
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Neurology 3e > Case 39 > Guillain-Barré Syndrome
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Neurology Case 18.08 > Neurology Case 18.08
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Microbiology 3e > Case 38 > Varicella Zoster Virus
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Emergency Medicine Case 1.06 > Emergency Medicine Case 1.06
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