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Title Immigrant medicine [electronic resource] / Patricia Frye Walker and Elizabeth D. Barnett, editors
Imprint St. Louis, Mo. ; London : Elsevier Mosby, 2007
book jacket
Descript xv, 765 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.+ 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in)
Note Includes index
Includes CD-ROM
James M. Jaranson, MD, MA, MPH, Consultant, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; and William M. Stauffer, MD, MSPH & DTMH, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. -- Section 1: Introduction to Immigrant Medicine -- 1. An Introduction to the Field of Refugee and Immigrant Healthcare (Walker & Barnett) -- 2. Compassion (Shlim) -- 3. Health and Well-being of Immigrants:The Healthy Migrant Phenomenon (Fennely) -- 4. Action Steps to Improve the Health of New Americans (Ohmans & Smith) -- 5. Language Assistance for Limited English Proficient Patients: Legal Issues (Hunt) -- 6. Communicating with Limited English Proficient Patients: Interpreter Services (Berg & van Dyke) -- 7. Multicultural Medicine (Culhane-Pera & Borkan) -- 8. Cultural Competence: A Patient-Based Approach to Caring for Immigrants (Green, Betancourt & Carillo) -- 9. Cultural Competence: Healthcare Disparities and Political Issues (Betancourt, Green, Carillo and Park) -- Section 2: Medical Screenings and Immunizations for New Immigrants -- 10. Overseas Medical Screening for Immigrants and Refugees (Maloney, Ortega and Cetron) -- 11. US Medical Screening for Immigrants and Refugees: Public Health Issues.(Cochran, O'Fallon and Geltman) -- 12. US Medical Screening for Immigrants and Refugees: Clinical Issues.(Seybolt, Barnett & Stauffer) -- 13. Immunizations for Immigrants.(Barnett) -- Section 3: Epidemiology of Diseases and Disorders in Immigrants (edited by Dr. W Stauffer) -- 14. Differential Diagnoses of Ill Immigrants by Organ System. (Neild & Rothenberger) -- 15. Diseases by Country of Origin (Wilson) -- 16. Diseases by Race/Ethnicity .(Summer & Stauffer) -- 17. Diseases with Long Latency Periods .(Boulware) -- 18. Emerging Infectious Diseases of Immigrant Patients .(Sellman & Pederson) -- Section 4: Major Diseases and Disorders in Immigrants -- 19. Tuberculosis . (Bernardo) -- 20. Intestinal Parasites . (Mody) -- 21. Eosinophilia . (Kim & Nutman) -- 22. Hepatitis B: Global Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Prevention . (Amstrong, Goldstein) -- 23. Management of Chronic Hepatitis B . (Ricci) -- 24. HIV Infection . (Crosby, Piwowarczyk & Cooper) -- 25. Skin Problems . .(Keystone) -- Section 5: Additional Diseases and Disorders in Immigrants -- 26. Chagas₂ Disease (American Trypanosomiasis) (Maguire) -- 27. Taenia Solium and Neurocysticercosis .(White Jr and Yancey) -- 28. Echinococcosis . (Moro & Schantz -- 29. Giardiasis . ((Barnett). . . . . 421 -- 30. Helicobacter Pylori. (Gebhard & Gebhard) -- 31. Hepatitis C. .(Amstrong & Williams) -- 32. Hookworm Infection. (Hotez) -- 33. Leishmaniasis . .(Juckett) -- 34. Leprosy . (Joyce) -- 35. Loiasis . .(Barnett) -- 36. Lymphatic Filariasis .(Barnett) -- 37. Malaria . (Stauffer) -- 38. Onchocerciasis . (Barnett) -- 39. Schistosomiasis . (Posey & Stauffer) -- 40. Strongyloides .(Boulware) -- Section 6: Chronic Illness in Immigrants -- 41. Preventive Healthcare in Children . (Mody) -- 42. Preventive Healthcare and Management of Chronic Diseases in Adults. (Walker) -- 43. Women₂s Health Issues (Bruce) -- 44. Women₂s Reproductive Health . (Gagnon, Merry & Robinson) -- 45. Dental Diseases and Disorders. . (Cote & Singh) -- 46. Anemia and Red Blood Cell Disorders. (Hurley) -- Section 7: Mental Health and Illness in Immigrants (edited by Dr. J Jaranson) -- -- Overview of the Mental Health Section -- 47. Epidemiology and Risk Factors. (Jaranson, Ekblad, Kroupin & Eisenman) -- 48. Screening for Mental Health Problems and History of Torture .(Eisenman) -- 49. Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Illness. (Kinzie, Jaranson & Kroupin) -- 50. Survivors of Torture: A Hidden Population .(Wenzel, Kastrup & Eisenman) -- 51. Interpersonal Violence Towards Women . (Ekblad, Kastrup, Eisenman & Arcel) -- 52. Children and Adolescents . (Ellis & Betancourt) -- Section 8: Special Issues in Immigrant Medicine -- 53. Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Immigrants in the United States (Barnes) -- 54. School Readiness and Bilingual Education .(Augustyn) -- 55. Vocational Considerations . (Piwowarczyk, Clark & Caballes) -- 56. Health Literacy. (Larsen) -- 57. Healthcare for Migrant Workers. (Piper-Jenks, Nolon & Dubois-Adach) -- 58. Visiting Friends and Relatives. .(Keystone) -- Index
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Dec. 9, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Immigrant Medicine is the first comprehensive guide to caring for immigrant and refugee patient populations. Edited by two of the best-known contributors to the growing canon of information about immigrant medicine, and written by a geographically diverse collection of experts, this book synthesizes the most practical and clinically relevant information and presents it in an easy-to-access format. An invaluable resource for front-line clinicians and other healthcare professionals, public health officials, and policy makers, Immigrant Medicine is destined to become the benchmark reference in this emerging field. Features expert guidance on data collection, legal, interpretive and social adjustment issues, as well as best practices in caring for immigrants to help you confidently manage all aspects of immigrant medicine.Includes detailed discussions on major depression, post traumatic stress disorder, and issues related to torture so you can effectively diagnose and treat common psychiatric issues.Covers international and new-arrival screening and immunizations offering you invaluable advice.Presents a templated diseases/disorders section with discussions on tuberculosis, hepatitis B, and common parasites that helps you easily manage the diseases and syndromes you are likely to encounter.Provides boxed features and tables, differential diagnoses, and treatment algorithms to help you absorb information at a glance.Includes a CD containing multi-lingual health education sheets and links to further multi-lingual resources so you can easily educate your patients
Elsevier
Link Original 9780323034548 0323034543 (OCoLC)173499655
Subject Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- Great Britain
Clinical epidemiology -- Great Britain
Immigrants -- Services for -- Great Britain
Delivery of Health Care
Emigration and Immigration
Refugees
Transients and Migrants
Health Services Needs and Demand
Cross-Cultural Comparison
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Alt Author Walker, Patricia Frye
Barnett, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Day)
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