This editorial of the 15th issue of the 37th edition of the Australian Prescriber provides a discussion of some of the issues in prescribing medication for refugees. Issues include: communication challenges; appropriate education; cultural beliefs; and cost of medication.
The Australian Immunisation Handbook provides clinical advice for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice. These recommendations are developed by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) and approved by the Nationa
This document, produced in 2008, aims to provide clarification of pathology tests for refugee patients. Questions and answers authorised by Dr Andrew Leaver, Senior Medical Advisor for Medicare, Victoria and Tasmania. Key message: Consider if tests are clinically indicated for your in