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Medication Management of PTSD in Veterans with mTBI | South Central MIRECC

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This pocket card is a clinical decision making tool that helps VA clinicians with pharmacological management of PTSD in Veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Includes:

  • Detailed table describing the PTSD Traumatic event exposure, Re-experiencing, Arousal, Unable to function, Month, Avoidance, and negative thoughts or feelings (TRAUMA) mnemonic
  • Description of the symptoms of mTBI and treatment of PTSD
  • Medication table that explains dosing and clinical considerations for comorbid PTSD/mTBI pharmacotherapy
  • Published 2019

This product is a best practice.


There is also a print-ready version of the card with crop marks.

Developed By

Muhammad Rais Baig, MD, Adeel Meraj, MD, and Rebecca Tapia, MD

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Last updated: December 15, 2023