Category «bacterial pneumococcal spinal meningitis»

How Ventilator-Dependent Jessica Kennedy is Able to Speak

How Ventilator-Dependent Jessica Kennedy Speaks Can you imagine always having to wait a few minutes before you can speak? Learn about how people who are ventilator-dependent like Jessica Kennedy struggle to speak. Many people can’t speak or speak clearly due to a stroke, a debilitating illness, birth defect, T B I (traumatic brain injury) or …

Brain stem Stroke or Infarction and Herniation

  Late Tuesday night I had a brain stem stroke or infarction and herniation then a pulmonary arrest from increased ICP. Then Wednesday around 5:00 am my general practitioner (doctor) arrived for the first time. He approved the transfer to Medical City of Dallas. The neurosurgeon and neurologist on staff at that hospital immediately performed …

Part 1 Bacterial Pneumococcal Spinal Meningitis

Bacterial Spinal meningitis has symptoms similar to a cold, flu, or upper respiratory infection. Misdiagnosis of spinal meningitis may have deadly consequences. College freshman that live in dormitories are three times more likely to catch #SpinalMeningitis than young adults in the general population. Since three out of five adolescents that survive meningitis have significant physical …