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Canadian Medical Association Risk of firearm injuries among children and youth of immigrant families

Postby Canada Gun Club » Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:49 pm

The Canadian Medical Association Journal has published a study in conjunction with a Canadian Paediatric Society publication making a number of misleading claims about firearm injuries to children in Ontario. The study appears to have used inaccurate and biased data collection techniques. The failure to provide specific details about what it included as a firearm injury further highlights the errors in this study.

Does the study include injuries from BB guns (air guns) and paint ball guns?

How many injuries were a result of firearms legally owned by licensed firearm owners?

How many injuries were a result of firearms not legally owned?

How many firearm injuries were a result of gang and drug activities?
Reliable Stats Canada information states: "Firearm homicides more likely to be gang-related"
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/85-002-x/2014001/article/11925-eng.htm



The full study results can be viewed at:

Canadian Medical Association Journal http://www.cmaj.ca/content/189/12/E452.full

Canadian Paediatric Society publication http://www.cps.ca/documents/position/youth-and-firearms

Ironically the death and injury rate for Canadians is by far much higher as a result of medical errors caused by doctors and nurses.
National Post: Inside Canada’s secret world of medical error: ‘There is a lot of lying, there’s a lot of cover-up
"Research suggests that about 70,000 patients a year experience preventable, serious injury as a result of treatments. More shocking, a landmark study published a decade ago estimated that as many as 23,000 Canadian adults die annually because of preventable “adverse events” in acute-care hospitals alone."
"Eight years later, a similar study looked at pediatric patients, finding the rate at which children are hurt by adverse events was even higher, 9.2%. And, if anything, the numbers may have climbed since, says Hugh MacLeod, chief executive of the federally funded Canadian Patient Safety Institute."
http://news.nationalpost.com/health/inside-canadas-secret-world-of-medical-errors-there-is-a-lot-of-lying-theres-a-lot-of-cover-up?__lsa=aa57-86dc

National Post referenced the Canadian Paediatric Adverse Events Study.
"Over 9% of children admitted to acute care hospitals in Canada experience harm caused by healthcare management, leading to death, disability, prolonged hospital stay, or readmission."
http://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResources/Research/commissionedResearch/PaediatricAdverseEvents/Pages/default.aspx

Brian Lilley of the Rebel Media debunks the flawed study.




Update April 06, 2017
Details about misleading methods used in flawed Youth Firearm Injury study revealed by Dr. Natasha Saunders and Dr. Astrid Guttmann:

Canadian-Medical-Association-flawed-study.jpg

TRUTH:
Most unintentional injuries are BB guns, air guns and unknown. Most of the 36% unknown are likely also BB guns and air guns.
Only 8.1% of unintentional injuries are real handguns, rifles and shotgun and most of those are likely hunting accidents with people between the ages of 19 and 24.

Including adults aged 19 to 24 as "youth and children" voids this research in itself. Both Stats Canada and the Youth Criminal Justice Act define a youth as "at least 12 but under 18 years old" http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/yj-jj/tools-outils/back-hist.html

As for assault injuries from firearms, we already know from Stats Canada data that most assault and homicide with a firearm in gang-related. This has no relation to Canada's 2 million licenced firearm owners.
Stats Canada "Firearm homicides more likely to be gang-related"
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/85-002-x/2014001/article/11925-eng.htm#a6

Gang members, organized crime members and career criminals do not have firearms licences and do not care about gun control laws!

More flaws in new gun violence study.




Conclusion
The "Risk of firearm injuries among children and youth of immigrant families" research conducted by Natasha R. Saunders, MSc MD, Hannah Lee, Alison Macpherson, PhD, Jun Guan, MSc, and Astrid Guttmann, MSc MDCM is of the poorest moral and professional standards.

This research was conducted clearly with the intent to mislead the public and generate false fear with regards to legally owned firearms and Canada's 2 million licenced firearm owners.

The medical profession and Canadian public must reject and denounce the kind of unethical conduct used to manufacture this flawed and misleading study.



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Re: Inaccurate and biased youth firearm injury study

Postby Northern Target » Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:19 pm

So they are saying?

a) refugees and immigrant kids are more likely to become gang bangers and thugs

b) non-immigrant kids are more likely to get injured playing with BB guns and paint ball guns

I would say the Medical Journal and Paediatric Society are a bunch of bigots!

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Re: Inaccurate and biased youth firearm injury study

Postby PaulW. » Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:23 pm

Yendor wrote:So they are saying?

a) refugees and immigrant kids are more likely to become gang bangers and thugs

b) non-immigrant kids are more likely to get injured playing with BB guns and paint ball guns

I would say the Medical Journal and Paediatric Society are a bunch of bigots!


Liberals generally are very bigoted people
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Re: Canadian Medical Association Risk of firearm injuries among children and youth of immigrant families

Postby HelmetHead » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:37 pm

The only thing worse than a lying arrogant libtard is a lying arrogant libtard doctor.

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Researchers behind study on youth fiream injuries defend methodology

Postby Canada Gun Club » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:16 pm

State funded CBC News coverage of the issue.


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Report lacks full story on guns

Postby Canada Gun Club » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:29 pm

Jerry Agar for the Toronto Sun:
Gun control discussions are emotionally charged with images of weapons much different than BB guns and air guns. They should not be inserted into the debate.

BB guns aside, the highest amount of harm was from intentional assaults with hand guns.

Some immigrant groups are more likely to be harmed due to, “higher participation in Canadian gangs by Indo-Asian, Caribbean and African immigrants than by those from other regions.”

What percentage of the incidents involved adults over 18?



The report, and the reporting on it, fails to answer those questions.

But it does get those who know nothing about guns emotionally worked up.

And that is bad news for responsible, legal gun owners.


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