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Venom of DEADLY funnel-web spider could protect stroke victims against brain damage

Venom produced by the deadly Australian funnel-web spider could be used to develop a drug to prevent brain damage after a stroke, scientists claim. The Australian funnel-web spider is one of the most dangerous species in the world. Found in shade and sheltered spots, its venom can kill a human in just 15 minutes, as… Read More »

ICD-10-CM Codes: How Medical Documentation Can Improve Health Care for Trafficking Victims

January 23, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Gaps in previous iterations of ICD codes failed to allow clinicians to accurately identify victims of human trafficking. Gaps in previous International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes failing to “capture the profoundly exploitive nature of [human] trafficking” have led to… Read More »