• Data on children who are killed by handguns each year are reported. Homicide, suicide, accidental death, as well as injuries by handguns, are reviewed. It is concluded that handguns are a major cause of death among children and adolescents. The medical profession is urged to take a more active role in finding solutions to this problem.
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