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JaQuandrius 11-12-2007 03:04 PM

Interesting Factoid
 
Did you know:
According to eMedicine 35% of genital injuries are caused by gunshot wounds.

allmons 11-13-2007 09:57 PM

Doesn't sound correct to me
 
I've done Emergency, Critical Care and Trauma Nursing for more than 30 years and I can't remember ONE groin injury.

Many GSW's to the leg, some GSW's to hands and fingers but I can't remember ANY groin shots!

:eek:

pioneer461 11-14-2007 09:50 PM

Investigating gunshot wounds, the only groin shots I saw were not self inflicted.
:eek:

Chance_P 03-10-2008 12:36 AM

if that is true, that is a frightening statistic. :eek:

GDS 03-10-2008 06:58 AM

And exactly who is eMedicine?
I could see that statistic being correct, provided they only took there poll from the free inner city emergency rooms in DC, LA, Detroit, Chicago, etc..
You know, where your not suppose to own a weapon let alone know how to use it, But every low life has one.

fapprez 03-10-2008 11:19 AM

Yeah, I wonder how they came about that statistic? Either way, I wish they had 'em all on tape. That would be fun to watch:D

gnoll 03-17-2008 11:30 PM

maby they are thinking of the gang banger with loose pants and the hot brass landing on there money maker

Zappa 03-18-2008 02:57 AM

I don't believe this for a minute. Far more of these injuries happen while playing sports such as baseball or football than they do from firearms. Hell, even the good old stiletto-heeled pumps have wrecked more family jewels than guns have. Who's the publisher of eMedicine, Sarah Brady? Do you think they may have an agenda here?

GlenJohnson 03-21-2008 03:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JaQuandrius (Post 11744)
Did you know:
According to eMedicine 35% of genital injuries are caused by gunshot wounds.

The only way I'd believe it is if they are quoting from the divorce court's handbook on adultury. If you get enough PO'd women, yeah, I might believe it.


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