When a Bullet Enters a Body: Gun Violence as Seen by a Trauma Surgeon

Last week, The Trace spoke with sociologist Jooyoung Lee, who documents the myriad psychological and physical wounds endured by gunshot survivors. Many of the victims featured in Lee’s work would (or should) have been treated at a medical facility called a trauma center. Unlike conventional emergency rooms, Level 1 trauma centers are uniquely equipped to deal with … Continue reading When a Bullet Enters a Body: Gun Violence as Seen by a Trauma Surgeon