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Fluid therapy for acute bacterial meningitis

  1. Ian K Maconochie1,*,
  2. Soumyadeep Bhaumik2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 5 MAY 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 NOV 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004786.pub4


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Maconochie IK, Bhaumik S. Fluid therapy for acute bacterial meningitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD004786. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004786.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    St Mary's Hospital, Department of Paediatrics A&E, London, UK

  2. 2

    South Asian Cochrane Network & Centre, Prof. BV Moses Centre for Research & Training in Evidence-Informed Health Care & Health Policy, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

*Ian K Maconochie, Department of Paediatrics A&E, St Mary's Hospital, South Wharf Road, Paddington, London, WC2 1NY, UK. i.maconochie@ic.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 5 MAY 2014

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Duke 2002 {published data only}
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Berkley 2004 {published data only}
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References to other published versions of this review

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Maconochie 2008
Maconochie 2011
Oates-Whitehead 2005