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Cover Page - Diagnosis, Initial Management, and Prevention of Meningitis

CPD Activity Cover Page

DISCIPLINE CODE

ME

SUB-DISCIPLINE CODE

MED

COURSE TITLE

Diagnosis, Initial Management, and Prevention of Meningitis

COURSE AUTHOR(S)

David M. Bamberger

COURSE CODE

ME.MED.Diagnosis, Initial Management, and Prevention of Meningitis.DMB

FILE NAME

ME.MED.Diagnosis, Initial Management, and Prevention of Meningitis.DMB - 020513

 

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CONTRIBUTED BY

Dr. Umaru Ahmadu-Ali

 

SUMMARY OF CONTENT

Meningitis is a medical emergency with the potential for high morbidity and mortality

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

1. Alertness to the possibility of meningitis

2. Importance of a lumber puncture

3. The role of empiric therapy for suspected bacterial meningitis

4. Differential diagnosis of high fever with headache

5. Chemoprophylaxis and vaccines in the prevention of meningitis

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)

 

ESTIMATED TIME REQUIRED

 
 

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