Industrial Health in Wartime

S. B. Hall
1940 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
SULPHONAMIDE TREATMENT IN, THE FIELD THEBRITISH 97 M]EDICAL JOURNAL Tewtniuis.-During the epidemic of cerebrospinal fever twenty-two cases of tetanus came under observation and were treated with sodium evipan in conjunction with sulphapyridine. The mortality in this series was only 22.7%°0, compared with the usual mortality rate of 80% among the Dinka. In dispensaries evipan was given in 1-gramme doses morning and evening, and if advisable in the afternoon as well, while narcosis was prolonged
more » ... here necessary with morphine and other sedatives. Sulphapyridine was given as a saline suspension, three to five intramuscular injections constituting the course.
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