Gunshot Wound Survivors Endure Elevated Charges of PTSD, Unemployment, and Substance Abuse – DocWire Information
Let's talk about what happens to over 70,000 "lucky" bullet wound survivors in America every year.
Young lives and young families, forever changed https://t.co/wGdNs5tGPS
– Mark Seamon (@MarkSeamonMD) November 20, 2019
The researchers concluded in their conclusion: "Survivors of GSWs can have negative consequences for years after an injury. These results suggest that early detection and initiation of long-term care is of paramount importance. "
I have been waiting for this paper. This is a completely unclear aspect of the consequences of gun violence. Far more people are shot and survive discharge than they die, but in the long run they suffer from severe medical morbidity, unemployment and PTSD. https://t.co/kaPIGC045B
– Mark Hoofnagle (@MarkHoofnagle) November 20, 2019