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Saving a 4-day-old baby with tetanus

On the morning of May 15, Dong Nai Children’s Hospital said that it had successfully cured and treated a 4-day-old infant with tetanus.

At the time of admission, the baby’s condition was very serious and had to be intubated

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Before that, in mid-March, the hospital received a pediatric patient with TTH (4 days old) who was admitted to the emergency room in a state of shortness of breath, convulsions, and cyanosis.

After intubation, ventilatory support and first aid, patients was transferred to the neonatal intensive care unit for continued treatment.

The patient was diagnosed with neonatal tetanus. Doctors at Dong Nai Children’s Hospital consulted and came up with a treatment method with the help of doctors at the hospital.

After 2 months of treatment, up to now health The pediatric patient with TTH recovered well, was transferred to the Department of Neonatology to take care of and support the child in rehabilitation.

According to the doctor Nguyen Trong NghiaDeputy Director of Dong Nai Children’s Hospital, newborns with tetanus often have high risk of death, Previously, the hospital also received many cases, but they were all transferred to higher levels. This is the first case that the hospital successfully treated a child with tetanus.

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