Rosenbach History Of Tetanus 1886

Hippocrates recorded tetanus cases and discussed the condition in general terms as well, providing details of symptoms, the course of the disease, and treatment. Treatment regimens were many and varied, and largely ineffective. Aretaeus, writing some 700 years later, believed that onlookers' prayers for the death of the patient were useful he pitied the attending physician's inability to afford relief. After an excellent clinical description of the disease, Aretaeus too urged a wide variety of...