Case Study #4 Pediatric Meningitis
J.H. is a 2-week-old infant brought to the emergency department (ED) by his mother, who speaks little
English. Her husband is at work. She is young and appears frightened and anxious. Through a transla- tor,
Mrs. H. reports that J.H. has not been eating, sleeps all the time, and is “not normal.”
What should your assessment include?