[The hospitalized patient with fever and mental status changes]

Guillet, EM; Täuber, MG (2000). [The hospitalized patient with fever and mental status changes]. Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 130(4), pp. 122-7. Basel: B. Schwabe & Co.

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The case is discussed of a 74-year-old patient hospitalised with acute colitis, who newly developed headache, fever, and mental status changes on the 14th day after admission. The course of the disease was characterised by rapid progression with loss of consciousness and the development of extensive brain oedema, despite broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy. The patient died on the 17th of hospitalisation.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute for Infectious Diseases

UniBE Contributor:

Täuber, Martin G.

ISSN:

0036-7672

ISBN:

10780054

Publisher:

B. Schwabe & Co.

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:00

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:17

PubMed ID:

10780054

Web of Science ID:

000085236700006

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/25750 (FactScience: 60869)

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