EBM Reviews - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials 3rd Quarter 2008

2((lumbar or spinal) adj3 (punctur$ or tap? or drain$)).ti,ab.353
5((bacterial$ or infect$) adj3 (meningitis or meningitides)).ti,ab.174
6((bacterial$ or infect$) adj3 meninges).ti,ab.2
7(infect$ adj3 (leptomeninges or subarachnoid space?)).ti,ab.0
8((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 (e coli or escherichia coli)).ti,ab.0
9((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 (haemophilus or hemophilus)).ti,ab.20
10((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 listeria).ti,ab.2
11((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 meningococc$).ti,ab.31
12((meningitis or meningitides) adj3 pneumococc$).ti,ab.21
13((meningitis or meningitides or meningeal or Pachymeningitis) adj3 (tuberculosis or tuberculous or tubercular)).ti,ab.42

From: Appendix E, Search strategies

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