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What Can Healthcare Professionals Do About the Systemic Failure of Medical Care in Detention Centers?
Since the beginning of the last decade, 23 immigrants have died in detention centers because of poor medical care.
When treating a patient who is ill as a result of working in agriculture, there are some specific factors physicians should consider.
Many parents who devote their lives to caring for their children with complex health needs believe themselves to be experts on their child's condition.
Facebook's recent suicide prevention efforts have sparked debate in the public health community.
The Good, the Bad, and the Legal Questions: Examining Common Issues in Curbside Consultation Practice
Curbside consults are commonplace in both hospital and ambulatory settings.
Clinicians must weigh the benefits and challenges linked with self-disclosure of immigration status.
Advocating for Access to Prenatal Care for Undocumented Immigrants: Challenges and Benefits Examined
Despite giving birth to children who are American citizens, undocumented women struggle to receive adequate prenatal care.
Navigating the dichotomy between providing quality health care and dealing with a patient's reality can be a challenge.
As the Trump White House continues to enact its approach to immigration, it's important for physicians to apply principles of sanctuary doctoring to help patients feel safe.
Gaps in previous iterations of ICD codes failed to allow clinicians to accurately identify victims of human trafficking.
Even the use of as few as 2 concomitant drugs can introduce the risk for drug interactions and subsequent adverse effects.
Ethical principles are discussed in an updated Ethics Manual, issued by the American College of Physicians .
A new DHS/HHS proposal would replace the standards of care for non-citizen children in the United States.
How can researchers responsibly use genomic information about race and ethnicity?
Improving communication with and about patients with disabilities is a key step that physicians can take.
In certain cases, it may be appropriate to withhold the name of a possibly stigmatizing diagnosis until a patient is well enough to discuss their condition.
Naming vs diagnosing a condition can result in varying responses from a patient and may also influence social stigmas.
A growing number of patients are requesting exemptions from vaccinations, posing a public health concern across the country and challenging states to form a response.
Public health misinformation is often amplified within information silos and echo chambers.
Delays in diagnosis and use of under-resourced health centers account for most racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer diagnosis.
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