This Viewpoint discusses the rationale for partnerships between law enforcement and public health agencies and suggests strategies to form such partnerships to prevent and respond to violence.
This JAMA Performance Improvement article uses the case of an on-duty nurse attacked by a patient to discuss how to treat potentially violent patients while ensuring the safety of health care personnel.
This Viewpoint discusses the extent and characteristics of workplace violence in health care as well as governmental regulations and organizational interventions targeting its prevention.
This Medical News article discusses how hospitals and communities are preparing for mass shootings and other acts of mass violence.
This population epidemiology study uses government statistics to compare the number of mass fatal shootings, firearm deaths, and firearm-related and all-cause homicide and suicides before and after enactment of gun law reforms in Australia in 1996.
This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses why the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not funded research on gun violence prevention for 2 decades, in contrast to other federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health.
This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses the relevance of mental health care reform in relation to mass shootings in the United States.
This Special Communication reviews data from several health and law enforcement surveillance systems to determine the burden of interpersonal violence in the United States and to explore challenges to and identify opportunities for prevention.
This Viewpoint discusses the evolving frequency of hospital-based active shooter incidents, the relevant legal framework, and the role of hospitals and physicians in countering this threat.
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