Should every case of encephalitis be treated?

Should every case of encephalitis be treated?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will talk on how every case of encephalitis is treated. He explains that all patients of acute encephalitis syndrome who survives the first 24 hours then there are high chances of survival. He also tells that all encephalitis should be treated at least the ones which are treatable and are manageable. They should be treated with IV or oral antibiotics. Dr. Aggarwal will also talk about if the MRI shows changes of herpes simplex; they should be given intravenous antiviral acyclovir drugs. Also he will talk about how to investigate for scrub typhus encephalitis in all patients of encephalitis.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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