Supporting a patient in the aftermath of a potentially traumatic event is enhanced with an understanding of the normal reactions that may occur during the traumatization process. This article will illuminate recommendations from international and national guidelines, as well as best practices from the medical and psychiatric literature to help guide the physician assistant to provide evidence-based care for the acutely traumatized patient.
Powell C. Caring for the Psychosocial Needs of the Acutely Traumatized Patient. Lynchburg Journal of Medical Science. 2020; 2(3).
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