Diagnosing meningitis in younger infants
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Diagnosing meningitis in younger infants

Nick Evans Freelance journalist

Leading research contends that over-reliance on classic fever symptoms by healthcare professionals when diagnosing children less than three months old may lead to missed diagnoses

The classic symptom associated with bacterial meningitis is a fever. But experts are warning that an over-reliance on that could lead to babies not being diagnosed in time.

Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 3, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.3.12.s10

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