Discussion of clinical recognition and differential diagnosis of purulent meningitis in children, and especially infants, is followed by an outline of therapeutic regimens currently employed at the Hospital for Sick Children. The clinical features and use of steroids in measles encephalitis are outlined. The differential diagnosis between poliomyelitis and the Guillain-Barré syndrome is discussed, together with points regarding early management of respiratory complications.

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