Meningitis – Adults

This advice is based on Becky’s CTR, as well as NICE and the joint consensus statement.

  • Keep your suspicions high – early signs it may not be clear
  • Sepsis Kills – give antibiotics & fluid early
  • Consider Acyclovir
  • Give Dexamethasone with Antibiotics – it can reduce neurological sequelae
  • Consider indications for CT before LP
  • Get SENIOR support early

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