Should diazepam be given to people with tetanus? Evidence Update, Other Infectious Diseases Series, June 2005.
Each Evidence Update is a 2-page summary of a Cochrane Review of healthcare interventions relevant to people in low-income and middle-income countries.
This Evidence Update is Adapted from Okoromah CAN, Lesi FEA. Diazepam for treating tetanus. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003954.pub2. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003954.pub2.
Treating tetanus with diazepam appeared more effective than with phenobarbitone plus chlorpromazine.
Effective Health Care Alliance Programme Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, pp.2