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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
What's Inside
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About the Authors
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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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.


This pocket guide attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. This pocket guide should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician after consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool.

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