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Ventriculitis and Meningitis Healthcare-Associated

Published: February 2017
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  • 16 pages
  • Spiral Bound
  • 80# Aqueous Coating
  • 4.25" x 7.25"
  • Ships in 5 – 10 business days
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Additional Information
  • 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
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