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Firearm legislation and firearm-related fatalities in the United States.
IMPORTANCE Over 30,000 people die annually in the United States from injuries caused by firearms. Although most firearm laws are enacted by states, whether the laws are associated with rates ofExpand
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Research Note: Talking about a Revolution: Terminology for the New Field of Non-religion Studies
The recognition of non-religion as a significant social, cultural, and psychological phenomenon represents a sea change—or revolution—in social scientific thinking about religion and modernity. TheExpand
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Epidemiology of paediatric firearm injuries in the USA, 2001–2010
Objectives Firearm injuries to children and adolescents remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the USA. The objectives of this study were to describe the prevalence of andExpand
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Firearm Ownership and Violent Crime in the U.S.: An Ecologic Study.
INTRODUCTION Although some view the ownership of firearms as a deterrent to crime, the relationship between population-level firearm ownership rates and violent criminal perpetration is unclear. TheExpand
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Emergency department practice variation in computed tomography use for children with minor blunt head trauma.
OBJECTIVE To describe factors associated with computed tomography (CT) use for children with minor blunt head trauma that are evaluated in emergency departments. STUDY DESIGN Planned secondaryExpand
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Controversies in the Sequelae of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • L. Lee
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric emergency care
  • 1 August 2007
Traumatic brain injury is a common occurrence in the pediatric population, and the majority of injuries are considered to be mild. There are varying definitions of mild traumatic brain injury.Expand
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Identifi cation of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma : a prospective cohort study
Nathan Kuppermann, James F Holmes, Peter S Dayan, John D Hoyle, Jr, Shireen M Atabaki, Richard Holubkov, Frances M Nadel, David Monroe, Rachel M Stanley, Dominic A Borgialli, Mohamed K Badawy, Jeff EExpand
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Pediatric traumatic brain injury and radiation risks: a clinical decision analysis.
OBJECTIVE To determine the optimal imaging strategy for young children with minor head injury considering health-related quality of life and radiation risk. In children with minor head trauma, theExpand
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Community Poverty and Child Abuse Fatalities in the United States
The relationship between community poverty and child abuse fatalities is explored by using national death certificate data over 15 years. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Child maltreatment remains aExpand
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Bicycle helmet laws are associated with a lower fatality rate from bicycle-motor vehicle collisions.
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between bicycle helmet legislation and bicycle-related deaths sustained by children involved in bicycle-motor vehicle collisions. STUDY DESIGN We conducted aExpand
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