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This week, for the eleventh consecutive year, The Journal presents statistics of deaths and injuries resulting from the celebration of the Fourth of July, with particular reference to tetanus or lockjaw resulting from these injuries. With the rapid decline in the number of casualties in the last few years, instead of relaxing its vigilance The Journal has made extra effort to secure complete and accurate data. As reported last year, a large majority of the blanks were returned from hospitals with the statement that no
ELEVENTH ANNUAL SUMMARY OF FOURTH OF JULY INJURIES. JAMA. 1913;61(9):679-683. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350090047017