Prevention of firearm-related injuries with restrictive licensing and concealed carry laws: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma systematic review

@article{Crandall2016PreventionOF,
  title={Prevention of firearm-related injuries with restrictive licensing and concealed carry laws: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma systematic review},
  author={Marie L. Crandall and Alexander L. Eastman and Pina Violano and Wendy R. Greene and Steven Allen and Ernest F. J. Block and Ashley Britton Christmas and Andrew J. Dennis and Thomas K Duncan and Shannon Marie Foster and Stephanie R. Goldberg and Michael Peter Hirsh and D'andrea K. Joseph and Karen M. Lommel and Peter A. Pappas and William R Shillinglaw},
  journal={Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={81},
  pages={952–960}
}
BACKGROUND In the past decade, more than 300,000 people in the United States have died from firearm injuries. Our goal was to assess the effectiveness of two particular prevention strategies, restrictive licensing of firearms and concealed carry laws, on firearm-related injuries in the US Restrictive Licensing was defined to include denials of ownership for various offenses, such as performing background checks for domestic violence and felony convictions. Concealed carry laws allow licensed… Expand
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