Two years one month old child with meningitis: A case study


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Author Details : Nupur Rohilla*

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 80-83

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijpns.2021.016



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Abstract

Meningitis is the inflammation of meninges, the covering membrane of the brain and spinal cord. It is the cause of major hospitalization of children with high mortality rate. The term meningitis to be considered as a misnomer because it is virtually impossible that inflammation is limited to meninges only. This study was done to detect the risk factors and contributing factors that can lead a child to develop meningitis and whether the child condition improved or not. The child develop one episode of seizure before admission in the hospital.The child had fever,neck rigidity and irritability.With diagnosis it came out as signs of meningitis. The child got treatment of meningitis and with the time the child condition starts improving.The child condition improved day by day with appropriate care and no any other episode of seizure noticed during my duration of care.


Keywords: Meningitis, Inflammation, Meningoencephalitis, Nursing care, Vaccination Meningitis


How to cite : Rohilla N, Two years one month old child with meningitis: A case study. J Paediatr Nurs Sci 2021;4(2):80-83


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and J Paediatr Nurs Sci. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)



Article History

Received : 15-04-2021

Accepted : 22-05-2021

Available online : 14-07-2021


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