Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Symptoms

  • Hypothermia/fever

  • Poor feeding

  • Lethargy

  • Vomiting

  • Irritability

  • Inconsolable crying

  • Seizures

  • Fever

  • Headache

  • Vomiting

  • Nuchal rigidity

  • Impaired consciousness

Evaluation and Labs

  • ABCs

  • Glasgow Coma Scale

  • Coagulopathy

  • Seizures

  • Coning

  • Focal neurological deficit

Course in Hospital