Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 25th, 2006
"In experimental meningitis, adjunctive treatment with steroids reduces cerebrospinal fluid inflammation and thereby improves neurological outcome," neurologists in the Netherlands explained. "On the basis of these findings, several clinical trials have assessed treatment with adjunctive steroids in bacterial meningitis, with conflicting results."
"Recently, the results of the European Dexamethasone Study showed a beneficial effect of adjunctive dexamethasone in adults with bacterial meningitis," noted M. Weisfelt and colleagues at...
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