Episode Outline: How common are pediatric firearm injuries? What is the most common location of these injuries? Is there much literature published on this topic?
Terminology: For those unfamiliar with firearms (table 1)
Ballistics: Mechanisms of damage.
Dr. Ashoo is a practicing emergency physician, board-certified in emergency medicine and clinical informatics. Join him as he takes you through the August 2022 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice: Pediatric Firearm Injuries to the Extremity: Management in the Emergency Department (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
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