Why mandatory reporting of gunshot wounds is necessary
- Mandatory reporting of gunshot wounds: rebuttal. Pauls, Merril A.; Downie, Jocelyn // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/13/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p1258
Presents a reply to a comment about the possible negative or positive implications of mandating physicians to report gunshot wounds for the problem of gun-related violence. Need for physicians to support police investigation; Objectives of firearm education and gun safety efforts.
- Shooting ourselves in the foot: why mandatory reporting of gunshot wounds is a bad idea. Pauls, Merril A.; Downie, Jocelyn // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/13/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p1255
Discusses several issues on the possible negative implications of mandating physicians to report gunshot wounds for the problem of gun-related violence. Strategy for preventing accidental firearm injuries and deaths; Means to help policy-makers formulate strategies to prevent gunshot related...
- Gun Violence Prevention: Public Health Taking Stronger Approach. Wahowiak, Lindsey // American Journal of Public Health;Feb2016, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p199
This article discusses the importance of the public health industry in gun violence prevention.
- Impact of Traumatic Suicide Methods on a Level I Trauma Center. BITTNER IV, JAMES G.; HAWKINS, MICHAEL L.; ATTEBERRY, LINDA R.; FERDINAND, COLVILLE H.; MEDEIROS, REGINA S. // American Surgeon;Feb2010, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p176
Suicide is a major, preventable public health issue. Although firearm-related mechanisms commonly result in death, nonfirearm methods cause significant morbidity and healthcare expenditures. The goal of this study is to compare risk factors and outcomes of firearm and nonfirearm traumatic...
- Mortal Wound. Soulea // Jet;2/11/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 3, p14
The article presents several incidences of armed individuals shooting themselves or others while in police custody. The author includes information which suggests that better practices for dealing with mentally ill individuals are necessary, and that training should be provided for officers who...
- Less gun violence-more peace. MAGNUSON, KATHY; SMITH OLSON, NORMA // Minnesota Women's Press;Mar2013, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p4
In this article, the authors reflect on the feeling of fear as an aftermath of the series of senseless gun shootings in the U.S. They say that fear can drive one person to say and do extreme things and is prevalent in the U.S. conversations about guns. They cite statistics from Protect Minnesota...
- One hurt, one held in teen shooting. // Malakoff News (TX);12/7/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 49, p10B
The article reports on the shooting incident in Texas that resulted a gunshot wound to the neck of a 16-year-old teen.
- Highlights from the injury prevention literature. Guard, Anara S. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Jun2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p208
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- Preventing Suicide by Preventing Lethal Injury: The Need to Act on What We Already Know. Miller, Matthew // American Journal of Public Health;Mar2012 Supplement 1, Vol. 102 Issue S1, pe1
In this article the author reflects on the preventing lethal injury and suicide among active members of the U.S. military and among U.S. military veterans. He suggests that the U.S. military, the U.S. medical community and the U.S. Veterans Health Administration need to help remove and store...