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Principles for Safe Implementation of ICD Codes for Human Trafficking

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 June 2021

Abstract

Human trafficking is associated with a variety of adverse health and mental health consequences, which should be accurately addressed and documented in electronic health records.

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