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Emergency Medicine International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 320309, 8 pages
Review Article

Diagnosis and Management of Bacterial Meningitis in the Paediatric Population: A Review

1Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
2Intensive Care Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia

Received 3 March 2012; Accepted 3 August 2012

Academic Editor: Chamisa Macindoe

Copyright © 2012 Catherine L. Tacon and Oliver Flower. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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