Evidence-based clinical guidelines for immigrants and refugees

Pottie, Kevin; Greenaway, Christina; Feightner, John; Welch, Vivian; Swinkels, Helena; Rashid, Meb; Narasiah, Lavanya; Kirmayer, Laurence J.; Ueffing, Erin; MacDonald, Noni E.; Hassan, Ghayda; McNally, Mary; Khan, Kamran; Buhrmann, Ralf; Dunn, Sheila; Dominic, Arunmozhi; McCarthy, Anne E.; Gagnon, Anita J.; Rousseau, Cecile; Tugwell, Peter
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE824
Academic Journal
The article offers information on evidence-based clinical guidelines for refugees and immigrants in Canada. It mentions that the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health explicitly uses an evidence-based clinical preventive approach to improve patients' health. It adds that displaced refugees are at highest risk for past exposure to harmful living conditions, violence, and trauma.


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