Which systemic complications of encephalitis should be treated in the emergency department (ED)?

Updated: Aug 07, 2018
  • Author: David S Howes, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Look for and treat systemic complications (eg, hypotension or shock, hypoxemia, hyponatremia, and exacerbation of chronic diseases), particularly in herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE), eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), Japanese virus encephalitis (JE).


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