The Resource Immigrant medicine, [edited by] Patricia Frye Walker, Elizabeth D. Barnett

Immigrant medicine, [edited by] Patricia Frye Walker, Elizabeth D. Barnett

Label
Immigrant medicine
Title
Immigrant medicine
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Patricia Frye Walker, Elizabeth D. Barnett
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WA 300
NLM item number
I326 2007
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  • Walker, Patricia Frye
  • Barnett, Elizabeth Day
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Emigration and Immigration
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Refugees
  • Transients and Migrants
  • Immigrants
Label
Immigrant medicine, [edited by] Patricia Frye Walker, Elizabeth D. Barnett
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Section 1 Introduction to immigrant medicine. An introduction to the field of refugee and immigrant healthcare -- Compassion -- Health and well-being of immigrants -- Action steps to improve the health of new Americans -- Language assistance for limited English proficient patients -- Communicating with limited English proficient patients -- Multicultural medicine -- Cultural competence -- Section 2 Medical screenings and immunizations for new immigrants. Overseas medical screening for immigrants and refugees -- US medical screening for immigrants and refugees -- Immunizations for immigrants -- Section 3 Epidemiology of disease and disorders in immigrants. Differential diagnoses of ill immigrants by organ system -- Diseases by country of origin -- Disease by race/ethnicity -- Disease with long latency periods -- Emerging infectious diseases of immigrant patients -- Section 4 Major diseases and disorders in immigrants. Tuberculosis -- Intestinal parasites -- Eosinophilia -- Hepatitis B global epidemiology, diagnosis, and prevention -- Management of chronic hepatitis B -- Skin problems -- Section 5 Additional diseases and disorders in immigrants. Chagas' disease (American Trypanosomiasis) -- Taenia Solium and neurocysticercosis -- Echinococcosis -- Giardiasis -- Helicobacter Pylori -- Hepatitis C -- Hookworm infection -- Leishmaniasis -- Leprosy -- Loiasis -- Lumpahtic Filariasis -- Malaria -- Inchocerciasis -- Schistosomiasis -- Strongyloides -- Section 6 Chronic illness in immigrants. Preventive healthcare in children -- Preventive healthcare and management of chronic disease in adults -- Women's health issues -- Women's reproductive health -- Dental diseases and disorders -- Anemia and red blood cell disorders
  • Section 7 Mental health and illness in immigrants. Epidemiology and risk factors -- Screening for mental health problems and history of torture -- Diagnosis and treatment of mental illness -- Survivors of torture -- Interpersonal violence towards women -- Children and adolescents -- Religion and spirituality in the lives of immigrants in the United States -- Section 8 Special issues in immigrant medicine. School readiness and bilingual education -- Vocational considerations -- Health literacy -- Healthcare for migrant workers -- Visiting friends and relatives
Dimensions
25 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xv, 765 p.
Isbn
9780323034548
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)184821571
  • (OCoLC)184821571
System details
  • System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Windows
  • System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Macintosh
Label
Immigrant medicine, [edited by] Patricia Frye Walker, Elizabeth D. Barnett
Publication
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Section 1 Introduction to immigrant medicine. An introduction to the field of refugee and immigrant healthcare -- Compassion -- Health and well-being of immigrants -- Action steps to improve the health of new Americans -- Language assistance for limited English proficient patients -- Communicating with limited English proficient patients -- Multicultural medicine -- Cultural competence -- Section 2 Medical screenings and immunizations for new immigrants. Overseas medical screening for immigrants and refugees -- US medical screening for immigrants and refugees -- Immunizations for immigrants -- Section 3 Epidemiology of disease and disorders in immigrants. Differential diagnoses of ill immigrants by organ system -- Diseases by country of origin -- Disease by race/ethnicity -- Disease with long latency periods -- Emerging infectious diseases of immigrant patients -- Section 4 Major diseases and disorders in immigrants. Tuberculosis -- Intestinal parasites -- Eosinophilia -- Hepatitis B global epidemiology, diagnosis, and prevention -- Management of chronic hepatitis B -- Skin problems -- Section 5 Additional diseases and disorders in immigrants. Chagas' disease (American Trypanosomiasis) -- Taenia Solium and neurocysticercosis -- Echinococcosis -- Giardiasis -- Helicobacter Pylori -- Hepatitis C -- Hookworm infection -- Leishmaniasis -- Leprosy -- Loiasis -- Lumpahtic Filariasis -- Malaria -- Inchocerciasis -- Schistosomiasis -- Strongyloides -- Section 6 Chronic illness in immigrants. Preventive healthcare in children -- Preventive healthcare and management of chronic disease in adults -- Women's health issues -- Women's reproductive health -- Dental diseases and disorders -- Anemia and red blood cell disorders
  • Section 7 Mental health and illness in immigrants. Epidemiology and risk factors -- Screening for mental health problems and history of torture -- Diagnosis and treatment of mental illness -- Survivors of torture -- Interpersonal violence towards women -- Children and adolescents -- Religion and spirituality in the lives of immigrants in the United States -- Section 8 Special issues in immigrant medicine. School readiness and bilingual education -- Vocational considerations -- Health literacy -- Healthcare for migrant workers -- Visiting friends and relatives
Dimensions
25 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xv, 765 p.
Isbn
9780323034548
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)184821571
  • (OCoLC)184821571
System details
  • System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Windows
  • System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Macintosh

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