Guns are one of those topics that really divide Americans. It’s hard to have a calm, evidence-based discussion. But one area where we really need to be able to do that is in the pediatrician’s office. Why? That’s the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.
For those of you who want to read more:
- Promoting Safety and Injury Prevention
- Florida Bill Could Muzzle Doctors On Gun Safety
- IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT: No. 12-14009
- Youth Suicide and Access to Guns
- The accessibility of firearms and risk for suicide and homicide victimization among household members: a systematic review and meta-analysis
- Injuries due to firearms in three cities
- Hospitalizations Due to Firearm Injuries in Children and Adolescents
- The Association Between Presence of Children in the Home and Firearm-Ownership and -Storage Practices
- Injuries and deaths due to firearms in the home
- Firearm-Related Injuries Affecting the Pediatric Population
Much of this was adapted from a piece I wrote last year at The Upshot at the NYT.