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Encephalitis is irritation and swelling (inflammation) of the brain, most often due to infections.

– Enchephalitis is usually caused by a viral agent.

– Does not respond to antibIotic therapy.

ASSESSMENT:

  • FEVER
  • HEADACHE
  • LOW APPETITE
  • LOW ENERGY

Diagnosis:

– A CSF examination

– Blood Tests

Treatment

– Decrease ICP

– Anticonvulsants

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