Catalogue by countries / Unsuspected Infectious Diseases and Other Medical Diagnoses in the Evaluation of Internationally Adopted Children

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ISS/IRC Code COM-INTL-ADOPT ENG-019
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Title Unsuspected Infectious Diseases and Other Medical Diagnoses in the Evaluation of Internationally Adopted Children
Author HOSTETTER Margaret
Generic unit Pediatrics

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Date published/issue 04-00-1989
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published
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Publisher American Academy of Pediatrics, Illinois, USA
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Type of material Monograph
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Document description
Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Child-health-info
Adoption-intercountry
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text Recommendation by a group of medical doctors from the Departments of Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis on performing screening tests that can detect the presence of a number of unsuspected infectious diseases carried by international adoptees, some of which can lead to possible long-term sequelae in their health without proper treatment. Filed with this article: by the same author - "Adoption and the effect on children's development"; "Planning for the health needs of your institutionalized child"- Dana Johnson with Margaret Hostetter- list of other articles on the health of children adopted internationally.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Health
Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents