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Reducing firearm injury and death

a public health sourcebook on guns

by Trudy Ann Karlson

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms accidents -- Prevention,
  • Firearms -- Design and construction,
  • Firearms -- Marketing

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-166) and index.

    StatementTrudy Ann Karlson & Stephen W. Hargarten.
    ContributionsHargarten, Stephen W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA772.F57 K37 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 172 p. :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL656712M
    ISBN 100813524202, 0813524210
    LC Control Number97001803

    Firearm injury continues to plague our country and potential solutions remain a high profile topic in the national debate. While gun control is clearly a polarizing issue, other approaches to this public health problem may allow us (and perhaps other academic medical organizations) to lead an effort to find a common ground so that progress can be made in addressing firearm violence. How to prevent gun injuries at home. Eliminate access to guns: “This is the only proven method of preventing accidental firearm injuries is the absence of a firearm from the home,” Carter says. Many firearm-related incidents occur simply because a child or .

    The number of firearm injuries itself captures only one part of the true burden of firearm violence. While trauma surgeons may be able to prevent deaths from gun trauma, firearm injuries can still have long-lasting impacts, such as physical disability and emotional trauma for . Firearms and violent death in the United States. Johns Hopkins University Press. In Reducing Gun Violence in America. Webster DW, Vernick JS, eds. () Clark DE, Moore L. Multilevel modeling. Chapter 23 of Li G, Baker S, editors, Injury Research: Theories, Methods, and .

    5. Firearm owners should adhere to best practices to reduce the risk of accidental or intentional injuries or deaths from firearms. They should ensure that their fire-arms cannot be accessed by children, adolescents, peo-ple with dementia, people with substance use disor-Reducing Firearm Injuries and Deaths in the United States. Title: ACP Summary of Position Paper Update on Reducing Firearms-related Injury and Death Author: Katherine Rapp Keywords: guns, firearms, background checks, gun safety, assault weapons, high capacity magazines, mental health, firearm research, domestic violence, child access prevention, concealed carry, protection orders, #ThisIsOurLane, National Rifle Association, NRA, 2nd amendment.


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