Tag Tetanus
Tropical Medicine Library 340

Tetanus MCQ

Tetanus MCQ Q1. Which of the following is true for the tetanus vaccine? A. Every traveller should be up to date.B. No one should have more than 6 shots in their lifetime.C. Reactions are less likely to occur the more…

Tropical Medicine Library 340

Tetanus Vaccine

Indications and Role:The tetanus immunization is not a live virus vaccine. A toxoid is created from the virus to form an immune reaction against the toxin produced by the bacteria. Tetanus vaccines are only given as part of combined products…

Tropical Medicine Library 340

Tetanus Immunoglobulin

Indications and Role: The tetanus immunoglobulin is used for those wounds that are tetanus prone and high risk as vaccination alone may not provide enough protection if the incubation period is faster than the host’s own immune response. Administration and…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Tetanus: potentially lethal condition characterised by muscular rigidity and spasms, caused by the tetanospasmin toxin produced by Clostridium tetani, that may lead to life-threatening respiratory failure and autonomic dysregulation in severe cases
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Stiff in the mouth

Tropical Traveler Clinical Case. Tetanus aetiology, differential, diagnosis, management, treatment and prophylaxis