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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Williams Eric W.; Harding, Hyacinth E.; Forde, R.; Chambers, D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
Tetanus: The Bug-Bear of the Elderly [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2003
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52 Suppl. 6
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13
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To evaluate the epidemiological profile of patients with tetanus admitted to the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) and identify high risk groups for preventative strategies. Methods: Retrospective analysis of the medical records of all cases of tetanus admitted to the UHWI between June 1993 and June 2003. Data recording age, gender, presenting symptoms, severity of disease, duration of hospital/Intensive Care Unit (ICU) stay and outcome were retrieved.....
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