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Early recognition of encephalitis in acute settings

13 April 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Encephalitis is a life-threatening condition in which inflammation of the brain tissue occurs. Although it is relatively rare, misdiagnosis or delays in recognition...

Lumbar puncture: diagnosing acute central nervous system infections

24 October 2012

Nursing Standard


Lumbar puncture has an important role in the diagnosis of acute central nervous system infections. The clinical contraindications to lumbar puncture must be...