The medical traumatic stress toolkit.

TitleThe medical traumatic stress toolkit.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsStuber, ML, Schneider S, Kassam-Adams N, Kazak AE, Saxe G
JournalCNS spectrums
Date Published2006 Feb
KeywordsAcute Disease, Chronic Disease, Guidelines as Topic, Hospitalization, Humans, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic

Children and their parents who are exposed to medical life-threat due to illness or injury are at risk for developing symptoms of posttraumatic stress. However, the prevention, detection, and treatment needed are often not available in the acute care settings of the hospital. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration have created a set of materials for use by hospital health providers and families that is available for download free from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network website,

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