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Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia

updated NICE guidelines (September update on June release) now under resource section please note previous version had incorrect dose of hydrocortisone, and this version has been removed.

NICE have released an updated guideline, the key change to note is that the original guidelines had a hydrocortisone dose of 0.25mg/m2 four times a day instead of the correct dose : 25mg/m2 four times a day. Please remove older versions of this guideline