Assessment

Several tetanus severity assessment scores which are useful in management decision-making and prognosis have been developed. Neonates and patients with generalized spasms, cephalic tetanus, an incubation period of 7 days or less, an onset time to generalized spasm of less than 48 h, and more than 12 reflex spasms per 24 h generally have severe tetanus and consequently a poorer prognosis (Bleck and Brauner 1996). Intubation and prolonged ventilatory support are essential components of the management of severe tetanus.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Have You Been Told Over And Over Again That You Snore A Lot, But You Choose To Ignore It? Have you been experiencing lack of sleep at night and find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning to find yourself gasping for air?

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