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Prevention of falls and consequent injuries in elderly people.
Kannus P, Sievänen H, Palvanen M, Järvinen T, Parkkari J.
2005 Nov 26;366(9500):1885-93.

Rationale for inclusion: Excellent review article on the causes, prevention studies, and injury patterns of falls in elderly patient.

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A multifactorial intervention to reduce the risk of falling among elderly people living in the community.
Tinetti ME, Baker DI, McAvay G, Claus EB, Garrett P, Gottschalk M, Koch ML, Trainor K, Horwitz RI.
1994 Sep 29;331(13):821-7.

Rationale for inclusion: Observational study using Australian government statistics on deaths caused by firearms (1979-2013) and compared changes in intentional firearm death rates before and after gun legislation reforms in 1996.  After gun law reforms, firearm deaths decreased and there were no mass killings with firearms.

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