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Post-immigrant refugee medicine: Children's needs should not be seen in isolation

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 23 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:742
  1. Sonal Singh, resident physician (
  1. 1555 Long Pond Road, Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY 14626, USA

    EDITOR—Adams et al discussed the challenges of post-immigrant refugee medicine.1 The physical and mental health needs of refugee children are unique. Children comprise nearly half of the refugee population in many countries and may arrive malnourished without any screening or immunisation. They need culturally sensitive dietary advice and …

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