The Effect of Magnesium Sulfate on Uncontrollable Contractions in a Tetanus Case


Kati I., Goktas U., Cagan E., Guzel A., Bartin S.

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE, vol.28, no.4, pp.366-367, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/pec.0b013e31824d9f17
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-367
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Tetanus is a rare disease caused by the exotoxins of Clostridium tetani. Higher mortality rates have been reported among the elderly and in the newborn. In this report of a tetanus case, the treatment and prognosis of contractions resistant to diazepam, midazolam, and atracurium infusion has been evaluated.