For now, I believe it is premature to recomment dexamethasone therapy routinely for children with bacterial meningitis. However, the Dallas study should stimulate further investigations to confirm their findings as well as to develop other innovative approaches to minimize the neurologic insults associated with bacterial meningitis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Diseases of Children|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health