Prevent youth assault by assaulting firearm violence.

@article{Schaechter2015PreventYA,
  title={Prevent youth assault by assaulting firearm violence.},
  author={Judy L Schaechter and Eliot W. Nelson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={135 5},
  pages={
          924-5
        }
}
For decades, firearm injuries have been a leading cause of death, acquired disability, emotional anguish, and fear for our children and their families. Counting is easy: .32 000 deaths and 84 000 nonfatal shootings occurred in the United States in 2013. Among the average of 320 shootings per day were 48 children aged ,19 years or 130 youth aged ,25 years. What is harder to enumerate is the impact on affected siblings, cousins, neighbors, and classmates, as well as the classmates—children who… CONTINUE READING
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