Clinical evaluation of pneumococcal meningitis in adults over a twelve-year period
作者: G. A. W. BruynH. P. H. KremerS. MarieG. W. PadbergJ. HermansR. Furth
作者单位: 1Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital
2Department of Neurology, University Hospital
3Department of Medical Statistics, University Hospital
刊名: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 1989, Vol.8 (8), pp.695-700
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/BF01963754
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)A retrospective study was performed to review the clinical features and outcome of 39 episodes of pneumococcal meningitis in 36 adult patients over a 12-year period. Overall mortality was 33.3%. Only a few of the deaths were directly related to the central nervous system disease and most of them were due to cardiorespiratory failure. Univariate analysis showed that death was more likely to occur in patients with advanced age, an absence of neck stiffness, a high pulse rate, an associated pneumonia, internal complications, or a long duration of the disease (>7 days) before treatment was started. Patients who died had a higher erythrocyte sedimentation rate and serum bilirubin level and a lower serum sodium level than those who survived. Discriminant analysis showed the...
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  • pneumococcal 肺炎球菌的
  • meningitis 脑膜炎
  • period 
  • twelve 十二
  • evaluation 评价
  • over 在上方