Did you know, according to a recent meta-analysis, 19% of injured children develop significant post traumatic stress symptoms?  As many of you experience day in and day out, the impact of illness or injury on a child and family can have long term health consequences. However, implementing trauma informed care as well as advances in prevention and assessment approaches have helped children and families heal.

Check out the Center for Injury Research and Prevention's Research in Action blog for the latest research study on post traumatic stress in children and way you can help reduce the chances that your patients will experience PTSD.