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Title Handbook of immigrant health / edited by Sana Loue.

Publication Info. New York : Plenum Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.1086 H236H    Check Shelf
Description xii, 654 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents United States immigration: a historical perspective -- Defining the immigrant -- Acculturation -- Medical interpretation: an essential clinical service for non-English-speaking immigrants -- Cross-cultural use of measurements -- Access to health care -- Health care seeking behavior -- Healing practices -- The role of the family and the community in the clinical setting -- Folk illnesses -- Ethical issues in immigrant health care and clinical research -- Refugee health -- Border health -- Migrant health -- Health and disease among Hispanics -- Asian Pacific islander health --African health -- Infectious diseases -- Cancer -- Mental illness and immigration -- Occupational injuries: a review of incidence and factors associated with occurrence while at work -- Reproductive health -- Aging -- Substance use among immigrants to the United States -- Intimate partner violence among immigrants -- Violence and injury among immigrants: an epidemiological review -- Strategies for health education: theoretical models -- Strategies for health education: community-based methods -- Immigrant health care providers in the United States -- Public health planning and policy change.
Subject Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Minorities -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical care -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Emigration and immigration -- Health aspects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Immigrants -- Services for -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Delivery of Health Care -- United States.
Minority Groups -- United States.
Emigration and Immigration -- United States.
Health Status -- United States.
Attitude to Health -- United States.
Added Author Loue, Sana.
ISBN 0306459590
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