Tag archive for Skin infections

No calm after the storm: A systematic review of human health following flood and storm disasters

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Health changes differently after floods or storms.
The difference in changes to health over time after flood and after storm disasters has not been well-described. This review found that health changes differently after floods or storms. Increases in poisonings, injuries, and gastrointestinal …

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Etat de santé physique, utilisation des services et  obstacles à l’accès aux soins pour les demandeurs d’asile résidant dans la communauté

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Les demandeurs d’asile semblent utiliser les services de santé à un taux plus élevé que la population du pays hôte, mais font face à des obstacles importants pour accéder aux soins. Des études explorant  les options stratégiques, y compris des comparaisons …

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Évaluation des performances de la surveillance des maladies transmissibles en cas de catastrophe

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Malgré l’intérêt d’une évaluation des performances pour améliorer la CDS en réponse à des catastrophes, il n’existe pas de référentiels clairs et acceptés. L’utilisation des critères et des indices existants ne fait pas l’objet d’un consensus. Les recommandations du CDC constituent …

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Influence des différentes définitions du terme ‘migrant’ et de leur application sur les services de santé

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Les différentes définitions utilisées pour le terme de « migrant » et pour différents groupes de migrants dans des domaines divers peuvent influer sur les stratégies des système de santé et l’accès des migrants aux soins de santé .
Cette revue systématique a exploré …

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Communication sur les risques en cas de catastrophe

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Revue des interventions de communication applicables aux catastrophes, y compris en cas d’épidémie. Les interventions associées à une meilleure connaissance des mesures préventives consistent, entre autres, en des séances d’information en face à face individuelles et de groupe, des appels téléphoniques, …

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Surgical management of closed crush injury-induced compartment syndrome after earthquakes in resource-scarce settings

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The use of fasciotomy to treat crush injury induced compartment syndrome is controversial. Conservative treatment should be considered for patients with compartment syndrome presenting late, 48 to 72 hours after onset of symptoms, and amputation should be used only as a …

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Communicable diseases: migrant health guide

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This document concerns guidelines for common communicable diseases in migrant populations, specifically Chagas disease, enteric fevers, helminth infections, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, malaria, poliomyelitis, STIs, and TB. It is intended for healthcare providers who work with migrant populations. The content …

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Migrant health guide: countries A to Z

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This website provides country-specific guidelines relating to common health needs of migrant patients, as well as screening recommendations and potential treatments. It is intended for any healthcare practitioners who work with migrants from the included countries. The content also includes key …

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Guidelines for pre-departure and post-arrival medical screening and treatment of U.S.-bound refugees

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This guidance includes both overseas and domestic medical screening guidelines for refugee and asylum seekers. The overseas medical screening guidelines provide recommendations for exposures such as malaria and intestinal parasites pre-departure, whereas the domestic guidelines inform medical screening post-arrival. These guidelines are …

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Infectious disease assessment for migrants

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This guidance concerns guidelines for common infectious diseases in migrant populations, including best practices for general assessment as well as disease-specific assessment guidelines. The intended audience is any healthcare professional involved in consultation with migrants. A summary of recommended immunisations is …

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