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Senate panel takes up prickly issue of meningitis vaccination mandate

Topeka Capital Journal - Mar 15, 2017
Wichita physician Lynn Fisher offered unequivocal support Wednesday for legislation requiring vaccination of children in Kansas against the rare and potentially fatal meningitis. “One way family physicians provide excellence in care for their patients ...

Smyth Co. School Board gets update on meningitis cases, sets graduation dates

Southwest Virginia Today - Mar 15, 2017
No new cases of meningococcal meningitis have been reported in Smyth County schools since two confirmed and one unconfirmed case were discovered last week. The cases led to a closure of Chilhowie Elementary School on Thursday and Friday.

Judge questions charges in meningitis case

The Tennessean - Mar 13, 2017
BOSTON — The federal judge presiding over the first criminal trial stemming from a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak said Monday that he will let the jury have the "first pass," but he expressed strong doubts about some of the more serious charges ...

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by: Miriam Spitzer Franklin
Last spring, Pansy chickened out on going to spring break camp, even though she’d promised her best friend, Anna, she’d go. It was just like when they went to get their hair cut for Locks of Love; only one of them walked out with a new hairstyle, and it wasn’t Pansy. But Pansy never got the chance to make it up to Anna. While at camp, Anna contracted meningitis and a dangerously high fever, and she hasn’t been the same since. Now all Pansy wants is her best friend back—not the silent girl in the wheelchair who has to go to a special school and who can’t do all the things Pansy used to chicken out of doing.
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Emergency Neurology

The most common problems for which patients present to the Emergency Department are neurological disorders, including stroke, syncope, back pain and headache. The etiology of the patient's symptoms may be life-threatening, that is, when headache is due to subarachnoid hemorrhage or meningitis, or life-altering, that is, when back pain or weakness is due to spinal cord compression, if not diagnosed and treated urgently. This is a comprehensive textbook of the disorders that are neurological emergencies, including their differential diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment.
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Worth the Pain: How Meningitis Nearly Killed Me - Then Changed My Life for the Better

by: Andy Marso
Born at the beginning of the millennial or “me-first” generation, Andy Marso grew up believing he was smart, talented and entitled to his dreams. He coasted through school with minimal effort, but weeks before he entered the “real world,” Marso was struck down by a bacterial infection that changed everything. In this first-person narrative, Marso, a professional journalist who has written for the Washington Post and the Topeka Capital-Journal, details a transformative months-long hospitalization in which he fights for his life and then his limbs.
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The Signs and Symptoms of Meningitis

An animation that describes the signs and symptoms of Meningitis - a disease that kills thousands every year. This animation is aimed to inform healthworkers ...


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A Student's Meningitis Story

Meningitis in Students - what you need to know. Over 12% of all cases of meningitis occur in the 14 -- 24 age group, with first year university students being at ...

Acute Pyogenic Bacterial Meningitis Part 1

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Bacterial Meningitis

Dr. Charles Prober discusses prudent prescribing of antibiotics in the context of bacterial meningitis with 4th year medical student Morgan Theis More free ...