Child with a Fever

“Fever” in SE Asians. Does it really mean an elevated body temperature?

A short clinical pearl about a complaint of fever, but the patient doesn’t have a fever in the doctor’s office.

September 16, 2019 · Article

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Overcoming Barriers to Care for Hepatitis B Virus Among SE Asians in King County: Literature Review

This literature review explores the burden of Hepatitis B Virus in Southeast Asian countries and immigrants in the United States, and explores the existing barriers to testing and treatment, as well as intervention and testing recommendations for providers.

February 7, 2019 · Article

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2 Hmong women

Evaluation of Tuberculosis Program Services for Burmese Refugees in Thailand Resettling to the United States

Report on an evaluation of tuberculosis services developed following an outbreak of MDR TB among a group of 15,000 displaced Laotian Hmong living in Thailand.

June 1, 2017 · PDF

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Burmese Refugee Health Profile

The information provided in this refugee health profile is intended to help resettlement agencies, clinicians and providers understand the cultural background and health issues of concern for Burmese refugee populations.

March 15, 2016 · PDF

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Asian woman

Saving Face: Recognizing and Managing the Stigma of Mental Illness in Asian Americans

The overarching goal of the video is to demonstrate a culturally competent approach to addressing the stigma of mental illness in Asian-American patients.

January 26, 2011 · PDF, Video

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Delayed Bottle Weaning and Iron Deficiency in Southeast Asian Toddlers

This study was undertaken to determine if culturally influenced feeding practices are associated with iron deficiency in infants and toddlers from low-income families, including Southeast Asian families.

July 1, 1997 · Article

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Sleeping infant

Peripartum and Infant Care Issues and Practices among Refugee Groups in Seattle

Some traditional practices around pregnancy and infant care in Southeast Asian and East African groups in Seattle.

August 1, 1996

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Three school children in a classroom in Southeast Asia

Circular Burn Scarring on Asian and African Patients

A short clinical pearl about patterned circular scars on the skin of Asian and African patients.

August 1, 1996 · Article

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