Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society Journal

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 683–686 | Cite as

Endotracheal intubation for 31 days in a tetanus patient

  • G. R. Sellery
  • B. L. Baker


A patient with tetanus in whom a tracheotomy was deemed contraindicated was managed for 31 days of artificial ventilation with an endotracheal tube in place, with no permanent sequelae.


Endotracheal Tube Tetanus Artificial Ventilation Gastric Dilatation Hoarse Voice 


Un malade souffrant de tétanos chez qui une trachéotomie a été jugée contre indiquée a été soumis durant 31 jours à une ventilation artificielle à travers un tube endotrachéal sans sequelle permanente.


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  • G. R. Sellery
  • B. L. Baker

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