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Encephalitis: Supportive Management

by John Fisher, MD
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    The lecture Encephalitis: Supportive Management by John Fisher, MD is from the course CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases. It contains the following chapters:

    • Encephalitis – Supportive Management
    • Viral Encephalitis – Antimicrobial Therapy

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. A patient with encephalitis of unknown cause.
    2. A patient with herpes encephalitis.
    3. A patient with West Nile viral encephalitis.
    4. A patient with Japanese encephalitis.
    5. A patient with California encephalitis.
    1. Corticosteroids
    2. Lumbar puncture to release pressure
    3. Benzodiazepines
    4. Empirical antibiotic treatment
    5. Neurosurgery
    1. Intravenous acyclovir
    2. Oral oseltamivir
    3. Simple fluid resuscitation
    4. Coma induction
    5. Enteral amantidine

    Author of lecture Encephalitis: Supportive Management

     John Fisher, MD

    John Fisher, MD


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