Subscribe

Risk Factors of Simon et al for a First Cerebrospinal (CSF) Shunt Infection

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Simon et al identified a number of risk factors associated with a first infection of a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management to avoid a shunt infection. The authors are from multiple Children's hospitals in the United States and Canada participating in the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone