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Firearm Injury in the US, 2011  
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The authors of this Resource Book have collective expertise in areas of medicine, nursing, epidemiology, demography, policy and healthcare. The information presented here is based on a wide body of work from a variety of research and has been peer-reviewed by academic scholars from many different disciplines. We hope to offer an integrated perspective to the field of firearm injury prevention by providing a resource for multiple levels of study.
This Resource Book will help readers:
  • Understand the problem of firearm injuries in terms of national public health on gun-related mortality, morbidity, disability, and the psychological and economic impact to our society.
  • Review the current data available for firearm injury, their limitations, and where more information and study is needed.
  • Understand the benefit of addressing firearm injury from a public health approach.
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