Define gun violence as a public health problem

Jennifer E. Engen

Gun violence is a public health crisis.  In the U.S., gun violence affects people of all ages and races, but disproportionately impacts young adult males and racial/ethnic minorities. Of U.S. residents ages 15-24, homicide by gun is the second-leading cause of death for Hispanic males and the leading cause of […]

What is a problem list in healthcare?

Jennifer E. Engen

What is a problem list? A problem list is a document that states the most important health problems facing a patient such as nontransitive illnesses or diseases, injuries suffered by the patient, and anything else that has affected the patient or is currently ongoing with the patient. The list also […]