Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 19th, 1995
Based on a survey of 91 hospitals nationwide, CDC's Joseph Annest estimated 270 people a day are wounded by gunshots and are treated at hospital emergency rooms. More than half the wounds required hospitalizations.
While most wounds were to the legs or feet, nearly 15 percent were wounds to the neck or head and 68 percent of those required hospitalization, said Annest in a report published in the journal of the American Medical Association, and presented in...
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