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United Kingdom

9 August 2001

Evening Standard (London)

Junior doctors in east London are being given extra training to treat knife and gunshot wounds following an alarming increase in violent attacks. Stab wounds are a daily occurrence and around one gunshot injury is seen in the area's casualty units each week. Victims of gang warfare are increasingly being treated — as well as bystanders caught in the crossfire. Mike Walsh, a senior doctor at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, which has an American-style trauma... (

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