New Study Details How Pediatricians Can Identify Trafficked Children
View Source | December 28, 2022 1:00 am
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- “What is especially challenging for healthcare professionals is that individuals experiencing trafficking or exploitation may not perceive themselves as being exploited or may be reluctant to disclose their situation to medical staff,” Dr. Greenbaum said.
- “This makes it difficult to recognize children and adolescents in need.”
- Such red flags physicians should look for include a guardian who is not a relative or a parent refusing to let a child speak accompanying the child.
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