Tetanus Neonatorum

A Report of Thirty Two Cases

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  • Department of Pediatrics, Hôpital Albert Schweitzer, P. O. Box 4, St. Marc, Haiti
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The management and complications of 32 cases of tetanus neonatorum with eight deaths are discussed. Tetanus is a preventable disease and in countries where doctors are not available for deliveries every effort should be made to train midwives in the proper care of the newborn.