Human Trafficking: Clinical Presentation & Treatment. How to Care for Trafficked Persons in the E.D. Makini Chisolm-Straker, MSIV Brown Medical School, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine 2008. Instructional Goals:.
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How to Care for
Trafficked Persons in the E.D.
Makini Chisolm-Straker, MSIV
Brown Medical School, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
You will know the hotline to call when a suspected trafficking victim presents to the emergency department.
domestic servitude (domestic work & child care)
-small-scale factory work
-sweatshops & farms of multinational corps
-agricultural & landscape work
organ harvestingTypes of Trafficking
(Populations at Risk):
not in control of personal ID
few no personal possessions
does not speak
3rd party insists on being present or interpreting
injuries (multiple, old & new)
signs of malnourishment
brandingSigns & Sx
What to do
Presumptive Treatment for:
*for sexually exploited victims
for the images & information.
Clinical Recommendations courtesy of
Doctors of the World.