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Practicing trauma informed care is often touted as a way to improve quality of care and health outcomes. But could there be economic benefits to implementing trauma informed care? 

Trauma informed care goes beyond screening patients and caregivers for traumatic stress or adverse childhood experiences. It goes beyond providing a referral for mental health services. While such actions do help children and families, trauma informed care should be thought of as a framework or lens to guide all your patient interactions. 

Caring for those at the end of their lives, especially children, brings a set of unique challenges. From pain management, to supporting the family, to caring for themselves, nurses in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) share their thoughts ...

By now, you know ACE is an acronym for more than brand of bandages and toxic stress has nothing to do with chemicals. Maybe you also know that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) often leave a lasting negative impact on a child's mental and physical health. What can be done to change course?

With millions of children and teens affected by trauma each year, should a public health perspective be applied to prevention and treatment? Research suggests up to 40% of those affected will experience lasting traumatic stress symptoms and reaching these children and families with effective treatment is vital.