More than half of patients skipped question on screening questionnaire, while surveyed primary care providers were often not comfortable discussing firearm safety with most patients
When a patient goes to their primary care clinic for a regular checkup, they expect to talk about preventing health problems and managing their health risks.
More than half of adult patients (56%) skipped a question about firearms on the questionnaire used in many clinic waiting rooms and online portals at the health system where the study was conducted. But nearly all of them answered the rest of the questions about other health and social topics.
Article written by Kara Gavin
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