Neuro wk2 - Men and Enceph.txt

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  1. Meningitis
    Acute inflamation of the first 2 meninges (pia matera dn arachnoid mater) that cover the brain and spinal cord
  2. Two types
    • 1-Contagious
    • Bacterial - hypdrocephalus casuing permanent brain damage due to blockage due to blockage of fourth ventricle
    • enteroviral
    • 2- noncontagious
    • lymphoma
    • Brain Cancer
    • Leukemia
  3. Symptoms of Meningitis
    • High fever
    • Chills
    • Severe headaches
    • stiff neck tachycardia
    • Nausea. vomiting
    • rash
  4. Diagnois of Mengitis
    Lumbar puncture spinal tap which will show elevated protein levels, low glocose levels, mononuclear leukocytes, infectious agents
  5. Treatment for Mengitis
    • Antibotics
    • vaccines
  6. Encephalitis
    inflamation of brain and meninges
  7. Causes of Enchalities
    • Arbovirues
    • Enterroviruses
  8. Symptoms of mild cases of Encephalitis
    • headache
    • sudden fever stiff neck
    • drowiness
  9. Symptoms of sever cases of Encephalitis
    • Cerebral dysfunction, throught pattern disorders
    • seizures
  10. Diagnois of Encephalitis
    • elevated proteins
    • increased lymphocytes
    • absences of pathogen
    • normal glucose levels
    • Ct or Blood scan
    • Blood test
  11. Treatment of Encephalitis
    • 1-To control syptomatic
    • high fever
    • intracranial pressure
    • maintain fludi and electrolye balence
    • 2- monitor organ system involments
    • develops from childhood viruses such as chicken pox measleses, mumps, herpes simplex

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