- Osmotic therapies added to antibiotics for acute bacterial meningitisEmma C B Wall
International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD008806. 2013..The theory is that they will attract extra-vascular fluid by osmosis and thus reduce cerebral oedema by moving excess water from the brain into the blood. The intention is to thus reduce death and improve neurological outcomes...