2022, Number 2
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ABSTRACTBacterial meningitis is a neurological emergency because the delay in treatment increases morbidity and mortality significantly. The immediate approach and empirical treatment depend on multiple variables that clinicians must answer at the emergency room with the purpose of covering the microorganisms in which there is high suspicion. Diagnostic tests are tools of high performance for diagnosis and follow up; however, there are precise indications to be performed immediately. The aim of this document is to comprehensively review the approach and treatment of the clinician against bacterial meningitis.
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