https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/03/washington.htm. Physician silence on gun control puts children and adults at risk from a person using firearms to harm them, in their classrooms, in
questions about firearms in her home, according to a legislative history provided in the federal district court's order granting the preliminary injunction.
Even if an individual member disagrees with ACP's stance on, say, addressing firearms violence, we likely are tackling other issues more aligned with that member's views. ... diseases; for developing new research on firearms injury prevention; and for
In the CDC report from earlier this year, firearms were the most common method of suicide overall, leading to 48.5% of deaths. ... This conversation should include options for safe storage, regardless of your opinion on firearms, Dr.
ThisisOurLane. The American College of Physicians recently released an updated position paper on “Reducing Firearm Injuries and Deaths from Gun Violence in the United States.”. ... health professionals to ask their patients about firearms—namely,
The first discussion reviewed the causes of and potential solutions to firearms violence. ... The committee had a spirited discussion of studies, summarized by the Washington policy staff, on the relationship between firearms ownership and preventable
The College spoke out specifically on the firearms violence issue with an updated policy paper in November 2018. ... Much publicity ensued. We physicians see the effects of firearms violence on our patients every day, both physically and emotionally.
calling for commonsense measures to stem firearm violence in our country.
ACP's updated position paper on reducing firearm-related injury and deaths in the U.S. ... important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane.” ACP and Annals immediately responded, asserting that advocacy to reduce firearm injuries and deaths, like any
Photo by Nick Klein. Nearly 400 physicians and future doctors from 48 states and Washington, D.C., focused on reducing prescription drug prices, addressing the public health consequences of firearms, stabilizing