Management

1. Antibiotic therapy, usually for >10 days, though recent studies suggest equal efficacy with shorter courses.

2. Dexamethasone 10 mg qds for 4 days should be commenced with or just before the first dose of antibiotic, particularly for pneumococcal meningitis.

3. General measures include attention to fluid and electrolyte replacement, adequate gas exchange, nutrition, and skin care.

4. Management of raised intracranial pressure if present.

5. Give oral ciprofloxacin (adults only) or rifampicin to family and close social contacts of meningococcal and haemophilus meningitis. The index case should also receive this treatment before discharge home.

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