I AGREE FULLY WITH THE "FULL COURT PRESS" IN UNCLEAR CASES.
THANKS. BTW WHAT'S HAPPENING WITH THE "BULLS" BREAKUP!!!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Soglin [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Saturday, June 20, 1998 9:52 PM
> To: Jay Pershad, M.D.
> Subject: Re: RE: presumed viral meningitis
> Perhaps my letter was too strong. I meant to say that I never retap - not
> that it should never be done. To be honest I am not sure where I would
> fall as a parent either - the risk of a few hours delay in an equivocal
> case plus the pain of a repeat tap v 2-3 days antibiotics and
> hospitalization. Its a close call for me. All I know is that in the ED,
> if I am not sure - I start antibiotics.
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