- Intensive care unit: Reserved for acutely ill patients and those needing intracranial pressure monitoring.
- Intravenous fluids replacement: As usual
- Respiratory support: Whenever needed.
- Physical therapy: Mobilization as soon as possible.
- Antiparasitic drugs: As usually scheduled.
- Antiepileptic drugs: As preoperatively.
- Corticosteroids: As preoperatively. Decrease doses gradually after 6-8 weeks (59).
- CAT or MRI: Performed within 24 hours of the initial procedure as baseline for future evaluation.
- Ultrasonography: Bedside cranial ultrasound may be helpful in infants and to avoid mobilization for other studies.
- Infectious disease specialists
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
- No specific morbidities.
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