Meningitis and septicaemia are life threatening illnesses where early detection can make all the difference. The picture shown below outlines some of the features that may suggest Meningitis or septicaemia as a possible diagnosis.
Click: england and wales symptoms card.pdf to download a printable version of the wallet sized symptoms cards.
Dr Patel has also looked at some of the smart phone apps available for android or iphone, he recommends getting the simple to use app from meningitisnow.org:
- A full list of the signs and symptoms of Meningitis and septicaemia
- Information on the after-effects of the disease
- Details of all our free services
- Links to find your nearest A&E or GP in an emergency
these can be downloaded for free for your device using the following links:
Download the meningitis symptoms Android app
Download the meningitis symptoms iPhone and iPad app