Treatment of Tetanus

  title={Treatment of Tetanus},
  author={L. J. N. Cole},
To the Editor:— In the Aug. 6, 1960, issue ofThe Journal, Perlstein and associates discussed the routine treatment of tetanus. Under the heading "Tetanus Antitoxin and Toxoid," reference is made to the desensitization of the patient who has a positive intradermal sensitivity test. The recommendation is made to give the patient a series of injections of increasing concentratons at 15-minute intervals until "desensitization has been attained." After indicating the need for further research on… CONTINUE READING