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Gun Violence and the Role of Health Care: A Confusing State of Affairs

Graziano, Marjorie DNP, MPA, RN, FNP-BC; Pulcini, Joyce PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: September 2013 - Volume 113 - Issue 9 - p 23–25
doi: 10.1097/
Policy and Politics

A call for a more consistent and effective approach to prevention.

A review of the progress to date and the setbacks that health care professionals face as they attempt to deal with gun violence.

Marjorie Graziano is coordinator of the family NP program at the George Washington University School of Nursing, Washington, DC, where Joyce Pulcini is director of the master's programs and of community and global initiatives. Pulcini also coordinates Policy and Politics: Contact author: Marjorie Graziano, The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

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