Dexamethasone for Children With Bacterial Meningitis: Should It Be Routine Therapy?

Sheldon Kaplan

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)290-292
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Volume143
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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