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Firearm Injury

Fowler KA, Dahlberg LL, Haileyesus T, Annest JL. Firearm injuries in the United States. Preventive Medicine. 2015; 79:5-14. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.06.002

Nelson, EW. Confronting the firearm injury plague. Pediatrics. 2017; 140(1). doi:10.1542/peds.2017-1300

American Public Health Association (APHA). (2017, November 6). Firearm injuries becoming more severe. ScienceDaily. Retrieved November 15, 2018 from:


Gun Homicides & Mass Shootings

Lin PI, Fei L, Barzman D, Hossain M. What have we learned from the time trend of mass shootings in the U.S.?. PloS one. 2018; 13(10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0204722 


Intimate Partner Violence

Sorenson, S. Guns in intimate partner violence: Comparing incidents by type of weapon. Journal of Women’s Health. 2017; 26(3):249-258. doi:10.1089/jwh.2016.5832


Mental Health, Suicide & Gun Violence

Betz ME, Miller M, Barber C, Beaty B, Miller I, Camargo Jr CA, Boudreaux ED.  Lethal means access and assessment among suicidal emergency department patients. Depression & Anxiety. 2016; 33:502-511. doi:10.1002/da.22486

Siegel M, Rothman EF. Firearm ownership and suicide rates among US men and women, 1981-2013. American Journal Public Health. 2016; 106(7):1316-1322. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303182


Physician-Patient Communications

Betz ME, Wintemute GJ. Physician counseling on firearm safety: A new kind of cultural competence. JAMA. 2015; 314(5):449-50. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7055

Jenco M. Federal court strikes down “physician gag law” on guns. AAP News release. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2018 from:

Roszko PJD, Ameli J, Carter PM, Cunningham RM, Ranney ML.  Clinician attitudes, screening practices, and interventions to reduce firearm related injury. Epidemiologic Reviews. 2016; 38(1):87-110. doi:10.1093/epirev/mxv005


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