How we help Get information Encephalitis in adults Encephalitis in adults. A guide Encephalitis in adults. A guide is aimed at all people affected by encephalitis, their families and friends. It covers encephalitis in adults from description of the condition, diagnosis and management in the acute phase to effects of encephalitis and recovery and rehabilitation. Therefore it can be used by those affected in different stages of their journey through encephalitis. As encephalitis has an impact not only on the person affected but also on extended family, friends, school or workplace, this guide aims to provide useful information for everybody. The guide can be used by people anywhere in the world, but certain information such as details of organisations and legislation apply only to the UK or some parts of the UK. The guide has been highly commended by the British Medical Association (BMA). Download a PDF of Encephalitis in Adults. A guide Request a paper copy from our office.