Links & References

Here are some useful links for futher reading:

Antibacterial Chemotherapy 5th Edition

Infections of the nervous system - Dr Kay Saunders notes

References:

  1. Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000.
  2. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002311.htm
  3. http://www.csuchico.edu/~pmccaffrey/syllabi/CMSD%20320/362unit3.html
  4. Pritchard T. C, Alloway K. D. Medical Neuroscience. Published by Hayes Barton Press, 1999 pg75
  5. Textbook of Primary Care Medicine, 3rd ed By: T. Jock Murray, William Pryse-Phillips  2005 ELSEVIER
  6. British Brain and Spine Foundation. Meningitis and Encephalitis - A guide for patients and carers. London: BBSF; 1999
  7. Sáez-Llorens X, McCracken G H. Bacterial meningitis in children. The Lancet. 2003 June 21st; 361(9375): 2139-2148
  8. Health Protection Agency. Guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UK. HPA; 2006
  9. British National Formulary 57. March 2007
  10. Chaudhuir, A, Kennedy, PEG. Diagnosis and treatment of viral encephalitis. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2002 Oct 1;78(924):  575-83.
  11. olomon, T. et al. Viral encephalitis: a clinician's guide Practical Neurology 2007 7: 288-305.
  12. http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/bacterial_viral/encephalitis.html
  13. http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Encephalitis/Pages/References.aspx?url=Pages/what-is-it.aspx
  14. http://www.encephalitis.info/research/Research.html
  15. http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/23068812/
  16. Department Of Health (2004). HIV post-exposure prophylaxis: Guidance from the UK Chief Medical Officer's Expert Advisory Group on AIDS
  17. Gazzard, B., on behalf of the BHIVA Writing Committee (2006). British HIV Association (BHIVA) guidelines for the treatment of HIV-infected adults with antiretroviral therapy. HIV Medicine (2006), 7, 487-503
  18. Heeney J.L., Dalgleish A.G., Weiss R.A. (2006). Origins of HIV and the evolution of resistance to AIDS. Science 28 July 2006: Vol. 313. no. 5786, pp. 462 - 466
  19. Ledergerber, B., Telenti, A., Egger, M. (1999). Risk of HIV related Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with potent antiretroviral therapy: prospective cohort study. BMJ 1999;319:23-24
  20. Madge, S., Matthews, P., Singh, S., And Theobald, N., on behalf of the Medical Foundation for Sexual Health (2005). HIV in primary care
  21. MEDICAL FOUNDATION FOR SEXUAL HEALTH (2003). Recommended standards for NHS HIV services
  22. WORLD HEALTH ORGANSATION (2006). Overview of the global AIDS epidemic
  23. Arunkumar, M.J., Rajshekhar, V.,Chandy, M.J., Thomas, P.P., Jacob, C.K. (2000). Management and outcome of brain abscess in renal transplant recipients. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 76(894), 207.
  24. Fenton, J.E. et al (1999). Sinogenic Brain Abscess. American Journal of Rhinology, 13(4), 299-302.

 

Image Sources:

Image1. www.metrohealth.org/images/Patient%20Services/Infectious%20Disease/Microbes.jpg
Image2. www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/18125.htm
Image3.

Diagram showing the divisions of the nervous system. Based on information found in Marieb's Human Anatomy & Physiology, 7th ed. New York: Pearson; 2007

Image4.

www.absolutechiropractor.com/Pages/learning.html

Image5. www.dkimages.com/discover/DKIMAGES/Discover/Home/Health-and-Beauty/Human-Body/Nervous-System/Brain/General/General-08.html
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www.sciencecity.oupchina.com.hk/biology/student/glossary/img/peripheral_nervous_system.jpeg

Image8. British Brain and Spine Foundation. Meningitis and Encephalitis - A guide for patients and carers. London: BBSF; 1999
Image9. www.meningitis.org
Image10. British Brain and Spine Foundation. Meningitis and Encephalitis - A guide for patients and carers. London: BBSF; 1999
Image11. www.soundmedicine.iu.edu/archive/2003/images/menin3.jpg
Image12. www.soundmedicine.iu.edu/archive/2003/images/menin2.jpg
Image13. www.soundmedicine.iu.edu/archive/2003/images/menin1.jpg
Image14. www.student.britannica.com/comptons/art-101204/A-CT-scan-shows-encephalitis-in-the-right-temporal-lobe
Image15. www.medscape.com/viewarticle/405827
Image16. www.neuropathologyweb.org/chapter5/images5/5-abscessmri.jpg
Image17. www.affinityhealth.org/adamtest/doc/Surgery%20and%20Procedures/13/100048.htm

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