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March 10, 2021

Leveraging Collaborative Care Models to Mitigate Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After Injury: We Can Do This!

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  • 1Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • 2Deputy Editor, JAMA Surgery
JAMA Surg. 2021;156(5):442-443. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0132

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) remains a substantial burden after injury. While much has been written to document its effect, there are few efforts to actually mitigate or prevent PTSD.1 Therefore, Zatzick et al2 must be congratulated on their innovative efforts toward developing a novel intervention that could one day prevent patients from experiencing the terrible psychological sequelae of trauma.

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