Cranial CT before lumbar puncture in suspected meningitis

N Engl J Med. 2002 Apr 18;346(16):1248-51; author reply 1248-51. doi: 10.1056/NEJM200204183461615.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brain / diagnostic imaging*
  • Encephalocele / diagnosis*
  • Encephalocele / etiology
  • Humans
  • Meningitis, Pneumococcal / diagnosis
  • Meningitis, Pneumococcal / diagnostic imaging*
  • Spinal Puncture / adverse effects
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*