Navigation Links
Gunning for trouble: Study of young assault victims finds risky mix of gun possession and aggression
Date:7/8/2013

valuate the possible use of the emergency visit as a "teachable moment" to help at-risk youth understand the potential consequences of gun violence, such approaches have been tried successfully for other situations including substance use and youth violence. The study may lead to tests of a new approach for helping teens and young adults avoid future firearm-related violence.

The data for the new paper were gathered as part of a National Institutes of Health-funded project that is headed by Rebecca Cunningham, M.D., the director of the U-M Injury Center and an associate professor of emergency medicine.

Cunningham, who is the senior author of the new paper, also holds an appointment at the U-M School of Public Health and is the associate director of the Flint Youth Violence Prevention Center, which works with local community leaders to reduce violence through several on-going community-based programs.

The study has collected interviews with hundreds of teens and young adults who were treated at the Hurley Medical Center Emergency Department in Flint, a busy urban trauma center where U-M emergency physicians and residents are part of the care team.

Flint has the highest rate of violent crime of any American city over 100,000 people, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation -- including 1,930 reported aggravated assaults in 2012.

But Carter notes that the risk factors seen among Hurley emergency patients are probably not unique to Flint, and are likely representative of other cities with high rates of firearm violence. He hopes that other researchers will examine similar high-risk populations in other cities to confirm the study's findings.

Carter notes that previous studies have documented gun ownership or access among ED patients, but that they have not specifically examined young people injured by assault, who are known to be at higher risk for negative health outcomes. Other school based studies of gun
'/>"/>

Contact: Kara Gavin
kegavin@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Gunning for trouble: Study of young assault victims finds risky mix of gun possession & aggression
2. Omega-3 Supplements No Help Against Repeat Heart Trouble: Review
3. Tasers Can Trigger Fatal Heart Trouble: Study
4. U.S. Teens Heading for Heart Trouble: Study
5. New Blood Thinner Effient No Better Than Plavix at Preventing Heart Trouble: Study
6. Omega-3s No Help Against Age-Linked Eye Trouble: Study
7. Fish Oil Supplements Dont Protect Against Heart Trouble: Study
8. Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
9. Study reveals how cancer drug causes diabetic-like state
10. Coffee Drinking in Pregnancy Wont Lead to Sleepless Baby: Study
11. Lower GI problems plague many with rheumatoid arthritis, Mayo Clinic study finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/23/2014)... Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 ... Schulte LLC on behalf of farmers and agribusinesses that ... Inc.’s attempts to commercialize Agrisure Viptera and Agrisure Duracade, ... have not been approved for sale in China. According ... caused China to virtually ban U.S. corn imports. Because ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com , the world’s leader ... strand woven bamboo flooring collection. Now, the business is ... company’s CEO, the promotion is valid until Dec. 20, 2014. ... a smooth and dust-free surface, which makes it very easy ... industry, the company wants to make its website the best ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... SC (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 Every ... to their communities. AlignLife experience rapid growth in the ... a very unique opportunity. AlignLife of Simpsonville ... AlignLife offices for their first annual Toy Drive. These ... charity they would support with this year's toy drive. ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 2014 Cancer researchers in New York ... intercellular communication tunnels and the growth and spread of ... on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. , Doctors ... of Minnesota have just released their study on tunneling ... between cells. They found that mesothelioma cells ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Recently, UWDress.com, a successful wedding dress shop, ... attire in order to prepare for the wedding season. ... 70% off. , UWDress.com is a reliable company that ... especially the new items -- formal wedding guest attire. This ... market, including superstar and princess. As one of the leading ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Syngenta Lawsuits Being Investigated by Wright & Schulte LLC, Following China’s Rejection of Corn Shipments Tainted with Unapproved GMO Seed 2Health News:Syngenta Lawsuits Being Investigated by Wright & Schulte LLC, Following China’s Rejection of Corn Shipments Tainted with Unapproved GMO Seed 3Health News:Click Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring From Famous Bamboo Flooring Company BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Greenville Area AlignLife Offices Join Together for a Local Toy Drive 2Health News:Study Links Cellular ‘Tunnels’ to Mesothelioma Proliferation, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Formal Wedding Guest Attire Added to UWDress.com 2
... Research Group (MRG) has conducted a detailed analysis of ... for Aesthetics Lasers and Energy Devices 2007 report. ... more women will be receiving cellulite reduction procedures as ... In 2006, 330,000 people in the US received laser ...
... Brain holds clue to understand, diagnose and treat bipolar ... International Conference on Bipolar Disorder.It has ... and treatment of the disease. ,The first ... the Laboratory of Molecular Pathophysiology at the National Institute ...
... Scientists from the University of Bonn have discovered this ... have implications for therapy. In animal experiments, a solution ... reactions of the skin. ,Extracts of the ... remedy against inflammation. At the beginning of the last ...
... Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C., (J&JPRD) announced that ... to the United States Food and Drug Administration ... for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia, a pneumonia ... healthcare setting. ,According to the Centers ...
... Jordan a.k.a., Katie Price wants to 'tighten up' her vagina after her ... birth to her daughter this month and is firm to have ... I'm a very small girl and my first son Harvey was a ... suffer from a prolapsed womb after they've had a baby. ...
... developer and manufacturer announced today that over 200 ... the OrthoGlide Medial Knee implant. The OrthoGlide is a ... due to moderate osteoarthritis of the medial compartment of ... increase in the number of orthopedic surgeons interested in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Eliminating Cellulite 2Health News:Novel Markers for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder 2Health News:Cannabinoids Regulate Inflammation Process 2Health News:Cannabinoids Regulate Inflammation Process 3
(Date:11/21/2014)...  Tandem Diabetes Care ® , Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and manufacturer of the t:slim ® Insulin ... non-profit dedicated to improving diabetes therapy management by ... diabetes data accessibility. This partnership will enable users ... development, to download and access data from their ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 21, 2014  World Hemp Oil, ... low THC, announces they are now offering legal, organic ... Charlotte,s Web type strains grown in medical marijuana states. ... neurological disorders, such as Parkinson,s, MS, and spinal cord ... laws to pass, because imported CBD Oil Is legal ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. , Nov. 21, 2014  PTC ... announce that the 2014 Legend of Technology Award for Vision, ... Peltz , Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer. This award recognizes an ... industry in New Jersey for several ... Legend of Technology Award," stated Stuart Peltz , Ph.D., ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Partnership with Tidepool to Further Expand Access to Diabetes Device Data 2Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Partnership with Tidepool to Further Expand Access to Diabetes Device Data 3New CBD Oil From Industrial Hemp is Comparable to Charlotte's Web, Legal In All 50 States 2New CBD Oil From Industrial Hemp is Comparable to Charlotte's Web, Legal In All 50 States 3PTC Therapeutics Announces CEO, Dr. Stuart Peltz Recipient of The New Jersey Technology Council's 2014 Legend of Technology Award 2PTC Therapeutics Announces CEO, Dr. Stuart Peltz Recipient of The New Jersey Technology Council's 2014 Legend of Technology Award 3
... prostate and ... colorectal cancer trials -, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., ... company focused,on oncology, today provided an update of its picoplatin development ... prostate cancer (HRPC), and its oral formulation in solid,tumors. Presenting at ...
... Also This Month: Lessons Learned from the Avandia ... older,adults with diabetes live longer when they are ... December issue of Diabetes Care, which,publishes on November ... is an editorial by U.S. Food and Drug,Administration ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Poniard Pharmaceuticals Provides Year-End Clinical Update at 2007 Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference 2Poniard Pharmaceuticals Provides Year-End Clinical Update at 2007 Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference 3Poniard Pharmaceuticals Provides Year-End Clinical Update at 2007 Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference 4Poniard Pharmaceuticals Provides Year-End Clinical Update at 2007 Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference 5Treating Depression Prolongs Life for Older People with Diabetes 2
Rapid Test Kit...
... (Nidek Advanced Vision Information System) is an ... software on a platform designed to communicate ... The network can be expanded in various ... to Nidek products but also to fundus ...
... OcuLight family of infrared laser photocoagulators includes ... These diode lasers serve as a single ... applications, require no regular maintenance or special ... compact design. The OcuLight SLx is now ...
The simplest, most accurate Ortho-K lens fitting system ever!...
Medicine Products: