Vitamin C for preventing and treating tetanus

  • Protocol
  • Intervention


  • H Hemilä,

  • TT Koivula

Dr Harri Hemilä, Docent, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, POB 41, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 172, Helsinki, FIN-00014, FINLAND.


This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the effectiveness of vitamin C supplementation for (1) preventing the development of tetanus in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals and (2) reducing hospital stay and mortality in patients with a diagnosis of tetanus.