Medical Care for Refugees – What is Important for Family Medicine?

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2016.0295-0300

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german translation / full article

Günther Egidi, Uwe Popert, Heike Diederichs-Egidi, Sebastian Denzin, Moritz Eckert, Marianne Difflipp-Eppele, Jana Husemann, Stefan Kreszis, Bernhard Piest, Armin Papke

Keywords: refugee medical care infectious diseases vaccinations family medicine

Part 2: Which Diseases to Anticipate?

Summary: In connection with wars around the Middle East hundreds of thousands of refugees are coming to Germany. There are uncertainties in family medicine which medical services are reasonable and how they are reimbursed. This article gives an overview of the most common origin countries of refugees, which formal state they have, how medical supply is organized, which medical tests and treatments are meaningful and where a family practitioner can quickly find information.

(State: 15.07.2016)

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