GIM Question 29

A 32 year old man is admitted to hospital with a decreased level of consciousness, fever and neck stiffness.

  1. What diagnosis are you most worried about?
  2. What diagnostic tests can you do to confirm your diagnosis?
  3. What empiric therapy would you start this patient on?

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