Role of quinine in the high mortality of intramuscular injection tetanus.
There has been considerable uncertainty about the risks and severity of tetanus after intramuscular quinine, a widely used treatment of severe malaria in the rural tropics. We have compared the clinical features and outcome of tetanus in which injection was the only apparent site of infection with tetanus acquired by other routes in patients admitted to the Centre for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In 1081 consecutive patients with tetanus treated between Jan 26, 1989, and May ...Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Publisher copy:
- Copyright date: