Author Topic: Meningitis  (Read 3126 times)

Becky

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Meningitis
« on: April 08, 2005, 06:10:29 am »
Here are 2 simple tests regarding meningitis:

Kernig’s test: http://www.hmh.net/adam/encyclopedia/IMAGE/19077.htm
www.hmh.net/adam/encyclopedia/IMAGE/19077.htm
Lie flat, flex thigh to be at right angle with trunk, and extend the leg at the knee. If cannot do because of leg pain, then meningitis.

Brudzinski’s test: http://www.vbmc.org/imagepages/19069.htm
www.vbmc.org/imagepages/19069.htm
Lie flat, flex neck/bend head up. If knee/hip bends, then meningitis.

Info about CSF flow: http://www.angelfire.com/wa/wafshaf50/CSF.html
www.angelfire.com/wa/wafshaf50/CSF.html

Becky

« Last Edit: April 08, 2005, 06:21:57 am by Becky »

 


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