Test Accuracy of the Screening Tool for Early Predictors of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder for Post-injury Mental Health in a Managed-Medicaid Population

To determine the Screening Tool for Early Predictors of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (STEPP) test accuracy in identifying children with new mental health diagnoses and psychotropic medications prescribed within 12  months after unintentional injuries in a managed-Medicaid population.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

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