Tag Archive for ‘firearm-related injury’
This is our lane: Advocating for firearm injury prevention as surgeons
Summarizes the role of the ACS Committee on Trauma and other medical societies in supporting firearm violence prevention legislation and policy.
Apply for Firearm Injury Prevention Clinical Scholar in Residence
In partnership with the American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and Western Trauma Association, the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) has announced a fully funded two-year on-site fellowship in firearm injury prevention research, July/August 2020–June […]
A comprehensive approach to firearm injury prevention: ACS Committee on Trauma hosts historic summit
The primary objectives and outcomes of the Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention are summarized as is the nine-point ACS plan to address firearm-related violence.
Bloodshot: Ocular lacerations from gunshot wounds
This month’s column examines National Trauma Data Bank® records on the occurrence of ocular lacerations resulting from gunshot wounds.
Bullet to the bean: Renal gunshot wounds
This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients with gunshot wounds to the kidneys in the National Trauma Data Bank®.
NTDB data points: Traumatic injuries below the belt
This month’s column examines National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) records on the occurrence of patients with scrotal gunshot wounds.