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Medical Traumatic Stress: What Health Care Providers Need To Know

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Provides a brief overview of medical traumatic stress, the D-E-F protocol (Reduce Distress, Promote Emotional Support, and Remember the Family) and traumatic stress reactions. This brochure is one component of the Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress Toolkit for Health Care Providers, a compendium of tools to guide medical professionals in effectively assessing and treating medical traumatic stress in children and families.

Published in 2014