Meningitis Guidelines

Ventriculitis and Meningitis GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

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Infectious Diseases Society of America

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The Ventriculitis and Meningitis GUIDELINES Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and was developed with their collaboration. This practical quick-reference tool contains graded recommendations for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of healthcare-associaated ventriculitis and meningitis in infants, children, and adults, along with tables of recommended antimicrobials with doses.

  • Spiral-Bound
  • 16 Pages
  • 80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
  • 4.25″ x 7.25″
  • Diagnosis 
  • Typical Symptoms and Signs
  • Typical Cerebrospinal Fluid Findings
  • Specific CSF Tests to Confirm the Diagnosis
  • Imaging
  • Treatment 
  • Empiric Antimicrobials
  • Specific Antimicrobials
  • Intraventricular Antimicrobial Therapy
  • Optimal Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy
  • Catheter Removal
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Shunt Reimplantion
  • Prevention
  • Prophylactic Antimicrobial Therapy 
  • Recommended Antimicrobial Therapy in Patients with Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis and Meningitis Based on Isolated Pathogen and In Vitro Susceptibility Testing
  • Recommended Dosages of Antimicrobial Agents in Infants and Children, and Adults with Normal Renal and Hepatic Function
  • Recommended Dosages of Antimicrobial Agents Administered by the Intraventricular Route

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA's purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.

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