Refugees are generally very resilient; however, GPs looking after people who have had refugee-like experiences should be aware of the psychological impost exacted by their experiences, consequences...
More than half the patients who
use complementary and alternative
medicine (CAM) in Australia do not
discuss it with their doctors. Many
consumers use popular media,
Approximately 13,750 refugees come to Australia from resource-poor and war-torn countries each year.1 Recent national and international studies have reported high levels of vitamin B12 (B12...
Many adults from refugee source countries do not have documents of
birth, either because they have been lost in flight, or because the civil
infrastructure is too fragile to support routine...
Although the Australian Translating and Interpreting Service offers
the world’s largest free telephone health interpreter service, it
remains underused. This study explores barriers for...
Australia is one of the most multilingual countries in
the world. In their working lives, all doctors will need to
communicate with patients whose languages they do not
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