The Inflamed Brain: The Evaluation and Management of Encephalitis

Encephalitis is a condition with high morbidity and mortality. Distinguishing between the two major types of encephalitis, autoimmune and infectious, is necessary for optimal treatment. Recognizing the discriminating features of common autoimmune encephalitides can aid in early diagnosis.

In this lecture, join Dr. Mark McDonald, a TeleSpecialists board certified neurologist, as he reviews the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of autoimmune and infectious encephalitis.

Please join us in our continued lecture series, now offering complimentary CME credits!

Target Audience

Emergency Services Physicians

Internal Medicine Physicians



Learning Objectives

Learners will 

  • recognize encephalitis
  • distinguish infectious and autoimmune causes
  • examine diagnostic criteria for autoimmune encephalitis
  • identify characteristics of the more common autoimmune and infectious encephalitides
  • review therapeutic strategies for autoimmune and infectious encephalitides
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