Addendum Sept 2010
There are alternative recommendations that do take into consideration the wound. This grid gives you permission to not give TIG to someone with a clean minor wound and an incomplete or unknown vaccination series. Me like.
From: Atkinson W, Wolfe S, Hamborsky J, et al. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine- preventable diseases. 11th ed. Washington DC: Public Health Foundation; 2009:276.