Injuries from firearms in hunting activities

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, and the James Whitcomb Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana
Injury (Impact Factor: 2.14). 05/2014; 45(8). DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2014.04.043
Source: PubMed


Recreational hunting is a very popular sport, and frequently involves firearms. Few studies address the pattern of firearm injuries occurring with hunting and how they differ from firearm injuries not associated with hunting.