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FACTS Consortium calls for research on preventing pediatric firearm injuries

Key clinical point: FACTS Consortium issues a research agenda for adolescent firearm injury prevention.

Major finding: Agenda includes 26 research items.

Study details: Agenda spans four broad topic areas, including epidemiology, surveillance, and risk and protective factors; primary, secondary, and cross-cutting protective factors; policy-related issues; and data-enhancement priorities.

Disclosures: All authors reported receiving grants from National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Citation:

Cunningham RM et al. JAMA Pediatrics. 2019. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.1494.