A Pain in the Neck - Meningitis

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Tune in this week to hear about a life threatening illness- meningitis! In this episode, Dr. Katherine Steckham goes over the approach to bacterial meningitis. In addition, we go cover IDSA guidelines, why we use dexamethasone, and what to do if your patient has a beta lactam allergy!
Associated Infographic: www.theinternatwork.com
This episode was reviewed by Dr Nishma Singhal (Infectious diseases) and Dr. John Neary (internal medicine).

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