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Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1999 Aug;17(3):699-716, viii.

Firearms and family violence.

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Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Abstract

Firearms contribute significantly to morbidity and mortality in family violence. This article discusses the debate on gun use for protection and guns in the home. Weapons-related risks in the setting of intimate partner violence are closely reviewed. Recommendations for physicians are discussed in the context of firearms and family violence.

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10516848
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