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Firearm deaths in Sweden: epidemiology with emphasis on accidental deaths and prevention

  title={Firearm deaths in Sweden: epidemiology with emphasis on accidental deaths and prevention},
  author={Mensura Junuzovic},
Prevention of firearm deaths and injuries is an important public health issue that may save human lives. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the epidemiology and attributes of accidental fire ... 


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