Tag: gun violence

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. 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...
1. Despite a decrease in overall firearm ownership among families with young children in the household between 1976 and 2016, handgun ownership and firearm-related mortality among 1- to 5-year-olds rose. 2. Proportion of families with a handgun in the home was positively and significantly associated with child mortality. Evidence Rating Level:...
1. Racial disparities for firearm homicides between black and white males are highest in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Pennsylvania, with higher rates for black males. 2. White males have a greater risk than black males for firearm suicides, especially in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Nevada, and New Mexico. Evidence Rating Level:...
1. Strong state firearm laws were associated with lower firearm suicide and homicide rates and overall suicide rates regardless of surrounding state laws. 2. States with weak firearm laws only had lower rates of firearm homicide if they were surrounded by states with strong laws. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown:...