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Comprehensive Health Assessment for Newly Arrived Refugee Children in Australia

Davidson, Natasha; Skull, Sue; Chaney, G; Frydenberg, A; Isaacs, D; Kelly, Paul; Lampropoulos, B; Raman, S; Silove, D; Buttery, Jim; Smith, M; Steel, Z; Burgner, D

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Providing appropriate and responsive care to refugees from diverse backgrounds and with unique health needs is challenging. Refugee children may present with a wide range of conditions, which may be unfamiliar to health professionals in developed countries. Additionally, refugees may experience unfamiliarity with the Australian health system and distrust of authority figures and/or medical practitioners. This article provides an overview of the priority areas in health and health management for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/28594
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2004.00465.x

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