Psudomonas Meningitis

  1. Can someone please explain to me why this is so deadly?

    I was working the in Neuro ICU on Sunday for the first time (I'm an extern in the float pool) and took care of a pt with this.

    ICP was >40
    CSF was littered w/WBC's (couldn't see though it at all and they clumped really quickly)

    Pt contracted infection from a single car accident. Was ejected with multiple facial fractures. They think the psudomonas got in through the fractures.
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    About aerorunner80, ADN, BSN

    Joined: Dec '06; Posts: 580; Likes: 196
    NICU nurse turned FNP student class of 2019; from US
    Specialty: 8 year(s) of experience in NICU


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