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Who is in Your Waiting Room? Health Care Professionals as Culturally Responsive and Trauma-Informed First Responders to Human Trafficking

Overview of attention for article published in AMA Journal of Ethics, January 2017
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Title
Who is in Your Waiting Room? Health Care Professionals as Culturally Responsive and Trauma-Informed First Responders to Human Trafficking
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AMA Journal of Ethics, January 2017
DOI 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.1.pfor2-1701
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Abstract

Evidence-based practice standards are not yet well defined for assisting potential victims of human trafficking. Nonetheless, health care professionals are learning to be first responders in identifying, treating, and referring potential victims. As more public and private sector resources are used to train health care professionals about human trafficking, more evaluation and research are needed to develop an effective standard of care. Adopting a public health lens and using the "National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care" can guide critical decision making and actions. Through collaboration between researchers and policymakers, lessons learned in health care settings can inform future evidence-based standards of care so that all patients receive the services that they need.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 37 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 16%
Researcher 6 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 14%
Librarian 3 8%
Other 11 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 12 32%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 24%
Social Sciences 5 14%
Unspecified 4 11%
Psychology 3 8%
Other 4 11%