Refugee Medicine

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    Adams KM, Gardiner LD, Assefi N. Healthcare challenges from the developing world: post-immigration refugee medicine. BMJ 2004 328:1548–52.

    Beiser, M. (2005). The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 96.

    Benson, J., & Smith, M. M. (2007). Early health assessment of refugees. Australian family physician, 36(1-2), 41-43.

    Benson J, Williams J. Age determination in refugee children. Australian Family Physician 2008 37(10): 821-24.

    Bishop, D., Altshuler, M., Scott, K., Panzer, J., Mills, G., & McManus, P. (2012). The refugee medical exam: what you need to do. The Journal of family practice, 61(12), E1-E10.

    Caulford, P., & Vali, Y. (2006). Providing health care to medically uninsured immigrants and refugees. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 174(9), 1253-1254.

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC. (2010). Health of resettled Iraqi refugees—San Diego County, California, October 2007-September 2009.MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 59(49), 1614.

    Dookeran, N. M., Battaglia, T., Cochran, J., & Geltman, P. L. (2010). Peer Reviewed: Chronic Disease and Its Risk Factors Among Refugees and Asylees in Massachusetts, 2001-2005. Preventing chronic disease, 7(3).

    Eckstein, B. (2011). Primary care for refugees. American family physician, 83(4).

    Eisenbruch, M., de Jong, J. T., & van de Put, W. (2004). Bringing order out of chaos: A culturally competent approach to managing the problems of refugees and victims of organized violence. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 17(2), 123-131.

    Entzel, P. P., Fleming, L. E., Trepka, M. J., & Squicciarini, D. (2003). The health status of newly arrived refugee children in Miami-Dade County, Florida.American journal of public health, 93(2), 286-288.

    Geltman, P. L., Radin, M., Zhang, Z., Cochran, J., & Meyers, A. F. (2001). Growth status and related medical conditions among refugee children in Massachusetts, 1995-1998. American journal of public health, 91(11), 1800-1805.

    Kinzie, J. D., Riley, C., McFarland, B., Hayes, M., Boehnlein, J., Leung, P., & Adams, G. (2008). High prevalence rates of diabetes and hypertension among refugee psychiatric patients. The Journal of nervous and mental disease,196(2), 108-112.

    Liu, Y., Weinberg, M. S., Ortega, L. S., Painter, J. A., & Maloney, S. A. (2009). Overseas screening for tuberculosis in US-bound immigrants and refugees. New England Journal of Medicine, 360(23), 2406-2415.

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    Meropol, S. B. (1995). Health status of pediatric refugees in Buffalo, NY.Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine, 149(8), 887-892.

    Mirza, M. (2010). Resettlement for disabled refugees. Forced Migration Review, 35, 30-31.

    Morris, M. D., Popper, S. T., Rodwell, T. C., Brodine, S. K., & Brouwer, K. C. (2009). Healthcare barriers of refugees post-resettlement. Journal of community health, 34(6), 529-538.

    Morrison, T. B., Wieland, M. L., Cha, S. S., Rahman, A. S., & Chaudhry, R. (2012). Disparities in preventive health services among Somali immigrants and refugees. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14(6), 968-974.

    Ostick, A. (2012). Community-oriented Care. Family medicine, 44(7), 514-5.

    Perumal, L. (2010). Health needs assessment of Middle Eastern, Latin American and African People living in the Auckland region. Auckland: Auckland District Health Board.

    Pottie, K. (2007). Misinterpretation Language proficiency, recent immigrants, and global health disparities. Canadian Family Physician, 53(11), 1899-1901.

    Reilly, R. (2008). Disabilities among refugees and conflict-affected populations. Women’s Refugee Commission.

    Szajna, A., Altshuler, M., & Scott, K. (2012). Providing for the Medical and Social Needs of Newly Resettled Refugees in Philadelphia. Jefferson InterProfessional Education Center (JCIPE) Interprofessional Education and Care e-newsletter, 3(1), 3.

    Tamblyn JM, et al. Patients from Abroad Becoming Patients in Everyday Practice: Torture Survivors in Primary Care. J Immigrant Minority Health (2011) 13:798–801

    Tiong, A. C., Patel, M. S., Gardiner, J., Ryan, R., Linton, K. S., Walker, K. A., … & Biggs, B. A. (2006). Health issues in newly arrived African refugees attending general practice clinics in Melbourne. Med J Aust, 185(11-12), 602-606.

    Weissman, G. E., Morris, R. J., Carrie, N. G., Pozzessere, A. S., Scott, K. C., & Altshuler, M. J. (2012). Global health at home: A student-run community health initiative for refugees. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 23(3), 942-948.

    Westermeyer J, et al. Comparison of two methods of inquiry for torture with East African refugees: Single query versus checklist. Torture 2011 21(3): 155-72.

    Wong, E. C., Marshall, G. N., Schell, T. L., Elliott, M. N., Babey, S. H., & Hambarsoomians, K. (2011). The unusually poor physical health status of Cambodian refugees two decades after resettlement. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 13(5), 876-882.

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Recommendations for Refugee Care:

    Barnett, E. D. (2004). Infectious disease screening for refugees resettled in the United States. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 39(6), 833-841.

    Eckstein, B. (2011). Primary care for refugees. Am Fam Physician, 83(4), 429-36.

    Feldman, R. (2006). Primary health care for refugees and asylum seekers: a review of the literature and a framework for services. Public health, 120(9), 809-816.

    Geltman, P. L., & Cochran, J. (2005). A private-sector preferred provider network model for public health screening of newly resettled refugees. American journal of public health, 95(2), 196.

    Parmet, W. E. (2013). Holes in the Safety Net—Legal Immigrants’ Access to Health Insurance. New England Journal of Medicine, 369(7), 596-598.

    Pottie, K., Tugwell, P., Feightner, J., Welch, V., Greenaway, C., Swinkels, H., … & Macdonald, N. (2010). Summary of clinical preventive care recommendations for newly arriving immigrants and refugees to Canada. CMAJ.

    Stauffer, W. M., Kamat, D., & Walker, P. F. (2002). Screening of international immigrants, refugees, and adoptees. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice,29(4), 879-905.

    Stauffer, W. M., Maroushek, S., & Kamat, D. (2003). Medical screening of immigrant children. Clinical pediatrics, 42(9), 763.

    Stauffer WB, Weinberg M. Emerging clinical issues in refugees. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2009, 22:436 – 442.

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