Chapter 16. Corticosteroids in Central Nervous System Infentions

  1. Livia Candelise1,
  2. Richard Hughes2,
  3. Alessandro Liberati3,
  4. Bernard M.J. Uitdehaag4 and
  5. Charles Warlow5
  1. Anu Jacob,
  2. Tom Solomon and
  3. Paul Garner

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988350.ch16

Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders

Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders

How to Cite

Jacob, A., Solomon, T. and Garner, P. (2007) Corticosteroids in Central Nervous System Infentions, in Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders (eds L. Candelise, R. Hughes, A. Liberati, B. M.J. Uitdehaag and C. Warlow), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988350.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Cochrane Neurological Network, Ospedale Magglore Policlinico, University of Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    King's College London School of Medicine at Guy's, King's College and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK

  3. 3

    Università di Modena e Reggio Emillia, Modena, Italy

  4. 4

    VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  5. 5

    University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727918116

Online ISBN: 9780470988350

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Keywords:

  • corticosteroids;
  • central nervous system infections;
  • tuberculous meningitis;
  • acute bacterial meningitis (ABM);
  • japanese encephalitis (JE)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Framing answerable clinical questions and general approach to search evidence

  • Critical review of the evidence for each question

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • Disclosures and conflicts of interest