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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).Ā 

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
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.pdhealth.mil/guidelines/downloads/PTSD.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

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

Funding Sources

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


QualityTool Topic

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Links to National Guideline Clearinghouse or National Quality Measures Clearinghouse:

This tool is derived from the following guideline in the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC): VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for the management of post-traumatic stress:
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=5187

History

  • Release Date: 12/2003
  • Original Summary: 03/2005
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Last updated: June 08, 2009.