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Severe acute encephalitis--improved outcome after barbiturate treatment?

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases

Jan 1, 1984

Sven B AndréassonKjell Alestig

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Six cases of severe encephalitis due to measles, varicellae, mononucleosis, influenza, rubella and pertussis were treated with high doses of barbiturates in combination with steroids and artificial hyperventilation. Four of the patients also received antiviral therapy. They all survived...read more

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Severe acute encephalitis--improved outcome after barbiturate treatment?

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases

Jan 1, 1984

Sven B AndréassonKjell Alestig

PMID: 6695156

DOI: 10.3109/00365548409068405

Abstract

Six cases of severe encephalitis due to measles, varicellae, mononucleosis, influenza, rubella and pertussis were treated with high doses of barbiturates in combination with steroids and artificial hyperventilation. Four of the patients also received antiviral therapy. They all survived...read more

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Pertussis
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Infectious Encephalitis
Measles
Infectious Mononucleosis

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