GEO. F. BROOKS, M.D.; THOMAS M. BUCHANAN, M.D.; JOHN V. BENNETT, M.D.
BROOKS GF, BUCHANAN TM, BENNETT JV. Tetanus Toxoid Immunization of Adults: A Continuing Need. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:603-606. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-4-603
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(4):603-606.
In recent years in the United States tetanus has become a disease primarily of adults; there were about five times more tetanus deaths in the 35 years and older age group than for persons 1 to 34 years of age. The mean age at death, excluding neonates, has risen from 25 years in previous years to over 50 years in the late 1960's. Data strongly suggest the need for improved immunization of adults. A schedule for such immunization is provided.
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