Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense (VA/DoD) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Post Traumatic Stress Acute Stress Reaction (ASR) Module - Pocket Guide

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Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense (VA/DoD) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Post Traumatic Stress Acute Stress Reaction (ASR) Module - Pocket Guide

Description

This pocket guide is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline Management of Post Traumatic Stress, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. It focuses on the evaluation and triage of post-traumatic acute stress reaction (ASR).

This pocket guide addresses the following topics:

  • Initial evaluation and triage (algorithm)
  • ASR assessment
  • ASR immediate needs
  • ASR acute interventions
  • Functional assessment
  • Management of ASR (2-4 days after trauma exposure) (algorithm)
  • Common symptoms after exposure to trauma or loss
  • Primary care post-traumatic stress disorder screen

Developer:

Department of Defense; Department of Veterans Affairs; Veterans Health Administration

Funding Sources:

Department of Defense; Department of Veterans Affairs; Veterans Health Administration

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: March 2005
Last Updated: 06/08/09

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