Author Topic: Meningitis  (Read 3126 times)


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

Kernig’s test:
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:
Lie flat, flex neck/bend head up. If knee/hip bends, then meningitis.

Info about CSF flow:


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