MENG_lumbar_puncture_risks_meningitis_medline_120908
Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1950 to September Week 1 2008

#SearchesResults
1exp CHILD/1286301
2child$.ti,ab.716770
3exp INFANT/798379
4infan$.ti,ab.254649
5(baby or babies).ti,ab.37789
6toddler?.ti,ab.3353
7(neonat$ or newborn?).ti,ab.222646
8ADOLESCENT/1290113
9adolescen$.ti,ab.107783
10teen$.ti,ab.14322
11exp SCHOOLS/60241
12school$.ti,ab.128849
13exp PUBERTY/13154
14pubescen$.ti,ab.812
15(pediatric? or paediatric?).ti,ab.130239
16or/1–152682504
17SPINAL PUNCTURE/4308
18CEREBROSPINAL FLUID/cy, mi4072
19MENINGITIS, BACTERIAL/cf655
20MENINGITIS, MENINGOCOCCAL/cf318
21MENINGITIS, PNEUMOCOCCAL/cf313
22MENINGITIS, LISTERIA/cf56
23MENINGITIS, HAEMOPHILUS/cf232
24MENINGITIS, ESCHERICHIA COLI/cf9
25((lumbar or spinal) adj3 (punctur$ or tap? or drain$)).ti,ab.5486
26((cerebrospinal fluid or cerebro spinal fluid or spinal fluid) adj2 (microscop$ or cytolog$ or examin$)).ti,ab.1406
27(CSF adj2 (microscop$ or cytolog$ or examin$)).ti,ab.1446
28or/17–2714719
29exp MENINGITIS, BACTERIAL/17220
30((bacterial$ or infect$) adj3 (meningitis or meningitid$)).ti,ab.5987
31((bacterial$ or infect$) adj3 meninges).ti,ab.45
32(infect$ adj3 (leptomeninges or subarachnoid space?)).ti,ab.22
33((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 (e coli or escherichia coli)).ti,ab.284
34((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 (haemophilus or hemophilus)).ti,ab.671
35((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 listeria).ti,ab.350
36((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 meningococc$).ti,ab.1329
37((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 pneumococc$).ti,ab.1308
38((meningitis or meningitides or meningeal or Pachymeningitis) adj3 (tuberculosis or tuberculous or tubercular)).ti,ab.4080
39meningoencephalitis.ti,ab.4157
40MENINGOENCEPHALITIS/4822
41MENINGITIS/15111
42or/29–4139184
43RISK FACTORS/367270
44PROGNOSIS/270481
45(risk? or danger$).ti,ab.783855
46(indications or indicated).ti,ab.486682
47(prognostic adj2 factor?).ti,ab.37143
48(safety or safe or safely).ti,ab.277710
49TREATMENT OUTCOME/352749
50FATAL OUTCOME/35360
51(contraindicat$ or contra indicat$).ti,ab.24748
52complication?.ti,ab.404516
53unsafe.ti,ab.2897
54predict$.ti,ab.529842
55((treatment or fatal) adj outcome?).ti,ab.18248
56adverse.ti,ab.161698
57ae.fs.1051618
58or/43–573350170
59and/16,285373
60and/42,589546
6160 and 59669
62CASE REPORTS/1416035
63(letter or editorial or comment or historical article).pt.1177893
64or/62–632457292
6561 not 64515
66limit 65 to (english language and humans)407

From: Appendix E, Search strategies

Cover of Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia
Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia: Management of Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia in Children and Young People Younger than 16 Years in Primary and Secondary Care.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 102.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2010.
Copyright © 2010, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

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