More than interpreters needed

The specialized care of the immigrant pregnant patient

Verónica Maria Pimentel, Melody Joy Eckardt

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Abstract

TARGET AUDIENCE: Obstetricians and gynecologists, family physicians LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completing this CME activity, physicians should be better able to compare different immigrant legal statuses and determine how they affect health vulnerability; examine the challenges of access to health care and health literacy for some immigrant populations; evaluate immigrant pregnant women for other unique health issues including infectious diseases; examine the patient with female genital modification for psychological and physical consequences of female genital modification and anticipate the potential impact on obstetric outcomes; as well as analyze the impact of trauma on the lives and health of the immigrant patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)490-500
Number of pages11
JournalObstetrical and Gynecological Survey
Volume69
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

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Health Literacy
Health Services Accessibility
Family Physicians
Jurisprudence
Obstetrics
Communicable Diseases
Pregnant Women
Psychology
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Wounds and Injuries
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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Medicine(all)

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More than interpreters needed : The specialized care of the immigrant pregnant patient. / Pimentel, Verónica Maria; Eckardt, Melody Joy.

In: Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, Vol. 69, No. 8, 2014, p. 490-500.

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Pimentel, Verónica Maria ; Eckardt, Melody Joy. / More than interpreters needed : The specialized care of the immigrant pregnant patient. In: Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 2014 ; Vol. 69, No. 8. pp. 490-500.
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