- Lumbar puncture: diagnosing acute central nervous system infectionsClaire Matata
Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
Nurs Stand 27:49-56; quiz 58. 2012..The clinical contraindications to lumbar puncture must be considered before the procedure is carried out, and nurses need to have an understanding of how best to inform, support and reassure patients...
- Management of acute confusion in patients with CNS infectionsClaire Matata
Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, and The Royal Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool
Nurs Stand 28:49-58. 2013..The article addresses many of the challenges encountered by nurses caring for confused patients, including the recognition of acute confusion, use of screening tools, and the management and treatment of these patients. ..