Trauma and Injury Prevention

Welcome to Trauma & Injury Prevention Section

Educating ACEP members and serving as a resource about the emergency physician’s role in injury prevention is part of the mission of the Section of Trauma & Injury Prevention. Section members also exchange information about injury control activities, foster relationships with other injury control organizations, and promote research and ACEP member involvement in the development of governmental policy regarding injury prevention and control issues.

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December 15, 2022

Firearm Disqualifying Behaviors, Individual and Public Health

Download the PDF By Christopher Barsotti MD.

December 15, 2022

ACEP TIPS & Peds EM Section Modified ASK Discharge Instructions for use in Pediatric Emergency departments

Access files that can be downloaded and printed to be distributed to parents upon discharge from the emergency department.

December 15, 2022

ACEP-ONDCP Webinar on Naloxone

Poisoning or drug overdose recently surpassed motor vehicle crash as the number one cause of injury-related death in the United States. There has been a rapid increase in fatal overdose since the mid-...

Emergency Department Naloxone Distribution

Key Considerations and Implementation Strategies

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Firearm Disqualifying Behaviors, Individual and Public Health

By Christopher Barsotti, MD

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