Role of community pharmacist care of meningitis patients

By Debjit Bhowmik, Chiranjib, Biswajit, M. R. Chandira, K. K.Tripathi, K. P. Sampath Kumar


Pharmacist plays an important role in patient’s healthcare. Pharmacist is now becoming more patient oriented than product oriented and have brought many changes in life of patients. There are considerable evidence that patients counseling enhances patient compliance and improve the quality of life outcomes in Meningitis. Meningitis, an inflammation of the fluid surrounding the spinal cord and brain, is primarily caused by bacterial or viral infections. It can harm or destroy nerve cells and cause bleeding in the brain. The condition often causes high fever, neck stiffness, and headaches, although these classic symptoms may be absent or difficult to detect in newborns and young infants. Bacterial meningitis can be treated with a number of antibiotics, but no specific treatment for viral meningitis exists at this time; most people completely recover on their own. Meningitis is an infection of the fluid of a person's spinal cord and the fluid that surrounds the brain. People sometimes refer to it as meningitis. Meningitis is usually caused by a viral (viral meningitis) or bacterial infection (bacterial meningitis). Knowing whether it is caused by a virus or bacterium is important because the severity of illness and the treatment differ. Viral meningitis is generally less severe and resolves without specific treatment, while bacterial meningitis can be quite severe and may result in brain damage, hearing loss, or learning disability.


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