Clinical Case Database / Category: Case Based Discussion
Ashis Banerjee MS FRCS FCEM, David Mbamalu FRCS FCEM
Foundation Years Journal, volume 1, issue 6, p.8 (123Doc Education, London, October 2007)
A 20 year old male is brought to the emergency department with a one day history of headache, fever and drowsiness. On examination, he is toxic looking, febrile, photophobic, and has neck stiffness. There is no evidence of a skin rash, and no focal neurological deficit is found. How would you assess and manage his presenting condition?
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Ashis Banerjee MS FRCS FCEM (Corresponding author)
Consultant/honorary senior lecturer in Emergency Medicine
Chase Farm Hospital
Enfield EN2 8JL
David Mbamalu FRCS FCEM
Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Chase Farm Hospital
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