Should diazepam be given to people with tetanus? Evidence Update, Other Infectious Diseases Series, June 2005.

Abstract

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.

Citation

Effective Health Care Alliance Programme Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, pp.2

Should diazepam be given to people with tetanus? Evidence Update, Other Infectious Diseases Series, June 2005.

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