Migration, Illness and Healthcare

Migration, Illness and Healthcare

Altschuler, Jenny

Palgrave Macmillan

12/2016

280

Mole

Inglês

9781137378507

As migration increases, it is essential for healthcare professionals to consider the differing needs of migrants in order to competently provide them with quality care. This book explores the limited existing information around migrants' healthcare experiences, and offers practical guidance, together with clinical examples, to aid better practice.
1. Introduction.- 2. Links between Migrancy and Health.- 3. Individual and Family Experiences of Illness and Death.- 4. Cultural Diversity, Language Barriers and Prejudice.- 5. Individual and Family Experiences of Migration.- 6. Intersection between Migration, Illness and Health Care.- 7. Cross-cultural Work in Primary Care (Rachel Hopkins).- 8. International Migration of Health Care Professionals.- 9. Conclusion.
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