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Emergency Physicians May Benefit From Educational Interventions Targeting Firearms Safety

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Emergency physicians may benefit from training on safely handling firearms, according to the findings of a survey to be published in the March 2020 issue of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), a journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM).

The lead author of the study is Andrew Ketterer, MD, MA, assistant program director, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The findings of the study are discussed in a recent AEM podcast: Emergency Providers' Familiarity with Firearms: A National Survey and further highlighted in commentary by AEM Editor-in-Chief Jeffery A. Kline, MD ...