Mental health response to disasters and other critical incidents

References

Key articles

Sever MS, Vanholder R; RDRTF of ISN Work Group on Recommendations for the Management of Crush Victims in Mass Disasters. Recommendation for the management of crush victims in mass disasters. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012;27(suppl 1):i1-i67.Full text  Abstract

World Health Organization. Psychological first aid: guide for fieldworkers. Geneva: WHO; 2011.Full text

Gillies D, Maiocchi L, Bhandari AP, et al. Psychological therapies for children and adolescents exposed to trauma. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;10:CD012371.Full text  Abstract

American Psychological Association. Clinical practice guideline for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Feb 2017 [internet publication].Full text

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Dec 2018 [internet publication].Full text

Reference articles

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