Tag: gun violence

1. Extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws were shown to protect respondents and family members from harming themselves or others with firearms. 2. The information within the ERPOs had large variations amongst the county jurisdictions in the state of Washington. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: Firearm-related injuries are a substantial...
1. Firearm suicide risk is elevated among those living in states with high firearm ownership, those living in rural areas, those with a military background, and those of white, non-Hispanic backgrounds. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Suicide is an ongoing pandemic and a leading cause of death in the U.S. The most...
1. Based on the 187 U.S. mass shooting events that occurred in 2019, non-trauma centers were more likely to be closer than trauma centers, which suggests a need for these facilities to be prepared for traumatic events in terms of both resources and staff. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Mass shootings have...
Clinical Course and Risk Factors for Mortality of Adult Inpatients With COVID-19 In Wuhan, China: A Retrospective Cohort Study 1. In-hospital COVID-19-related death was associated with older age, d-dimer levels greater than 1.0μg/mL, and higher Sequential Organ Failure Assessment upon assessment. 2. Median viral shedding in survivors was 20 days but...
1. Firearm use and related crime rates, deaths and injuries have increased disproportionately in the United States compared to other high-income countries over the last decade. 2. Firearm related violence is associated with significant financial, psychosocial and physical harm to communities. 3. Individual and community-level preventative efforts around firearm-related violence and...
1. Recent growth in gun crime has sparked significant debate regarding regulations and prompted a shift in focus from response to deterrence. 2. While numerous gun crime reduction strategies have been introduced, no declines in gun violence have been noted. This ineffectiveness highlights a need for collaboration between the law...
1. While several types of school safety programs have been adopted by academic institutions in the United States, there is currently little evidence to support their effectiveness. 2. As experts in both emergency trauma care and mental health outcomes following traumatic gun violence, nurses are key players in the effort...
1. Germany and Japan, countries with notably low rates of gun violence, rely on stringent possession laws and background checks. 2. Brazil and Honduras have high rates of gun violence and loosely enforced firearm acquisition legislation. India has high rates of gun violence despite stringent gun control legislation, which is...
In the United States, there are limited national gun laws, with significant variability between individual states. Previously studies have documented an association between permissive statewide laws and higher levels of gun homicide and suicide. However, there has not been significant research into the varying state gun laws on mass...
Veverimer Versus Placebo in Patients with Metabolic Acidosis Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease: a Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled, Phase 3 Trial Chronic metabolic acidosis is often seen in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and results from an inability to excrete metabolically produced acid. This, in turn, is associated with...