Immigrant Medicine by Patricia Frye Walker MD DTM&H, Elizabeth Day Barnett MD

By Patricia Frye Walker MD DTM&H, Elizabeth Day Barnett MD

Immigrant drugs is the 1st complete consultant to taking good care of immigrant and refugee sufferer populations. Edited by means of of the best-known individuals to the transforming into canon of knowledge approximately immigrant drugs, and written through a geographically different selection of specialists, this e-book synthesizes the main functional and clinically proper info and provides it in an easy-to-access structure. a useful source for front-line clinicians and different healthcare execs, public health and wellbeing officers, and coverage makers, Immigrant medication is destined to turn into the benchmark reference during this rising field.

  • Features professional information on information assortment, criminal, interpretive and social adjustment matters, in addition to most sensible practices in taking good care of immigrants that will help you with a bit of luck deal with all features of immigrant medicine.
  • Includes special discussions on significant melancholy, put up worrying pressure sickness, and matters relating to torture so that you can successfully diagnose and deal with universal psychiatric issues.
  • Covers foreign and new-arrival screening and immunizations supplying you beneficial advice.
  • Presents a templated diseases/disorders part with discussions on tuberculosis, hepatitis B, and customary parasites that is helping you simply deal with the ailments and syndromes you will definitely encounter.
  • Provides boxed positive aspects and tables, differential diagnoses, and remedy algorithms that can assist you take in info at a glance.
  • Includes a CD containing multi-lingual health and wellbeing schooling sheets and hyperlinks to additional multi-lingual assets so that you can simply teach your sufferers.

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Acc Anal Prev 2003; 35(3):295–309. 17. Lara M, Gamboa C, Kahramanian MI, et al. Acculturation and Latino health in the United States: A review of the literature and the sociopolitical context. Ann Rev Public Health 2005; 26:367–397. 18. Palinkas LA, Pickwell SM, Brandstein K, et al. The journey to wellness: stages of refugee health promotion and disease prevention. J Immigrant Health 2003; 5(1):19–28. 19. Swerdlow AJ. Mortality and cancer incidence in Vietnamese refugees in England and Wales: a follow-up study.

For immigrants, the effects of poverty are compounded by discriminatory legislation mandating reductions to and denial of access even for many legal immigrants. The problems are especially acute for Latinos. Although Latino immigrants generally have very high rates of labor force participation, many of these workers are in low-wage jobs that do not offer benefits. 27 The policy implications of the healthy migrant phenomenon are significant. First, it belies the arguments of some anti-immigrant groups that immigrants pose a health threat to Americans.

Addressing racial and ethnic barriers to effective healthcare: the need for better data. Health Affairs 2002; May/June:91–102. 5. Fiscella K, Franks P, Gold M, et al. Inequality in quality: addressing socioeconomic, racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare. JAMA 2000; 283(19):2579–2584. 6. Perot RT, Youdelman M. Racial, ethnic and primary language data collection in the healthcare system: an assessment of federal policies and practices. New York: Commonwealth Fund; 2001. 7. Baker D, Cameron K, Feinglass J, et al.

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