Unrelenting violence: an analysis of 6,322 gunshot wound patients at a Level I trauma center.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Perceptions of violence are too often driven by individual sensational events, yet "routine" gunshot wound (GSW) injuries are largely underreported. Previous studies have mostly focused on fatal GSW. To illuminate this public health problem, we studied the health care burden of interpersonal GSW at a Level I trauma center. METHODS Retrospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3182ab19e7

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