Firearm violence in America: A growing health problem
Richmond, T. S.
Publication: Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am
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Topics: Accidents/Unintentional Public Health State Surveillance/Data Collection
Keywords: Community-Institutional Relations Firearms Health Promotion/organization & administration Homicide/prevention & control/statistics & numerical data Humans
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According to the State Injury Profiles 2001 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, firearm injury is the second leading cause of injury death following only motor vehicle crashes. Firearm injury should be seen as a health problem, and nurses should help develop strategies to prevent firearm injuries.
Baroni, S., & Richmond, T. S. (2006). Firearm violence in america: a growing health problem. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am, 18(3), 297-303.
Baroni, S., and T. S. Richmond. "Firearm Violence in America: A Growing Health Problem." Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18.3 (2006): 297-303.