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Connections: Examining how trauma care is helping victims of gun violence

Feb 8, 2017

Trauma care has improved tremendously, which means we're seeing fewer deaths from gunshot wounds. The roots of progress trace back to Fallujah, Iraq, in 2004, and are now seen on the streets of Rochester. That means gun violence results in fewer deaths; it doesn't mean that guns are not a deadly problem. But the advances have produced remarkable and life-saving changes, and we examine how it has happened. Our guests: