Resources

  • References


    Bacterial meningitis in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 16, 2013. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Bacterial meningitis in infants and children. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 14, 2014. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Bamberger D.
    Diagnosis, initial management, and prevention of meningitis.
    Am Fam Physician. 2010;82(12):1491-1498.


    Lumbar puncture. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 31, 2012. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Meningitis and encephalitis fact sheet. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at:
    http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephalitis%5Fmeningitis/detail%5Fencephalitis%5Fmeningitis.htm. Updated April 16, 2014. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Meningococcal disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/meningococcal/about/index.html. Updated April 1, 2014. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Meningococcal vaccine. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated January 12, 2014. Accessed May 30, 2014.

    Weisfelt M, de Gans J, et al. Community-acquired bacterial meningitis in alcoholic patients. PLoS One. 2010;5(2):e9102.


    10/2/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Updated recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for revaccination of persons at prolonged increased risk for meningococcal disease.
    MMWR.
    2009;58(37):1042-1043.


    4/22/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Lee CC, Middaugh NA, Howie SR, Ezzati M.
    Association of secondhand smoke exposure with pediatric invasive bacterial disease and bacterial carriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS Med.
    2010;7(12).

    1/2/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Zalmanovici T, Fraser A, et al. Antibiotics for preventing meningococcal infections. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;10:CD004785.

  • Resources

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    http://www.cdc.gov

    Meningitis Foundation of American

    http://www.meningitisfoundationofamerica.org

  • Canadian Resources

    Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada

    http://www.meningitis.ca