Whether you are working in suburban Melbourne or a refugee camp in Bangladesh, bacterial meningitis is a diagnosis that sends shivers up doctor’s spines and makes lumbar puncture needles suddenly impossible to find. Join us as we demystify that most red-flag of infections, covering everything from what to order on the LP to impress the ID team, how to treat it, and how to differentiate it from encephalitis and other infections.

Febrile neutropenia

Intimidated about caring for immunosuppressed patients full of mibs, mabs or stem cell jabs? Here is the infection protection guide to investigate and manage your patient’s neutropenic slump – without resorting to well-evidenced super foods like goji berries or sheep placenta extract