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Building trust is now a critical part of health care

In a video clip , a hospital patient turns away in protest as a physician enters the room. “Why do you all keep coming in my room!” she asks in frustration. The physician moves a chair out of the way and sits down at eye level with the patient. “You’ve had to see so many people,” he acknowledges. “And I’m tired of it!” she yells. “I already know I have to get both of my legs cut off. That’s what they keep saying. I don’t have a choice!” “You don’t feel like you have a choice,” he repeats...
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California Is Giving Doctors Incentives To Ask Patients About Childhood Trauma [capradio.org]

By Sammy Caiola, Capital Public Radio, December 9, 2019 California health officials want children and adults on Medi-Cal to get screened for traumatic childhood events that can cause negative health effects down the line. Now the state has started giving doctors and nurses tools to do the screenings. People who experience adversity early in life have much higher chances of substance abuse, depression, or chronic diseases than their peers, according to national research. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s...
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Re: Taking Care of Our Patients, Our Teams, and Ourselves: Trauma-Informed Practices to Address Stress Related to COVID-19

Hi Martina! I think it likely will be recorded. It usually takes a week or so for the recordings to become available. I will write up a summary of the webinar, and will add the link to the recording when it becomes available. And it will also be available on the ACEsaware website. Stay tuned.
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Re: Taking Care of Our Patients, Our Teams, and Ourselves: Trauma-Informed Practices to Address Stress Related to COVID-19

Oh, and one more thing. If you register for the webinar, you'll also be notified when the recording is available.
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Home Gun Safety Queries in Well-Child Visits [jamanetwork.com]

By Carole H. Stipelman, Greg Stoddard, Kyle Bata, et al., JAMA Pediatrics, October 28, 2019 Firearms are a leading cause of death in US children, and the rate of suicide by firearms in people aged 10 to 19 years has increased since 2008.1 In the United States, 4.6 million children (approximately 7%) live in households with at least 1 gun that is stored loaded and unlocked.2 Safe storage of guns and ammunition may decrease the occurrence of self-inflicted or unintentional firearm injury to...
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Taking Care of Our Patients, Our Teams, and Ourselves: Trauma-Informed Practices to Address Stress Related to COVID-19

Join ACEs Aware Webinar for a webinar on: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. Register for the webinar Speakers: Edward Machtinger, MD Alicia Lieberman, PhD Brigid McCaw, MD, MPH, MS, FACP The webinar will cover how trauma-informed principles and practices can help providers and their teams sustain high quality care of patients, and take good care of themselves in the face of acute stress resulting from COVID-19. This includes ways to help patients increase buffering and protective...
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Trauma-Informed Care May Ease Patient Fear, Clinician Burnout [jamanetwork.com]

By Bridget M. Kuehn, JAMA Network, January 29, 2020 For many sexual assault survivors whom Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, sees as a New York City–based family physician, the prospect of even basic medical care can be frightening. Some have put off Papanicolaou tests and mammograms for years or even decades. To help them, Ravi has adopted a trauma-informed approach that works to restore patients’ trust and give them a greater sense of control over their visit. This may include asking permission before...
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