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Streamline is MCN’s bi-monthly clinical publication providing information and resources to frontline clinicians working with mobile, underserved populations. We have past issues going back to 2001 available for you to download free of charge.
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Summer 2013--Partnering With Health Network: A Case Study
Also in this issue--“Estudiar en Vano”?. Health Literacy. Chronic Effects of Pesticide Exposure. MCN Year in Review 2012.
Winter 2012-Cultural Humility and Compassionate Presence at the End of Life
This issue also includes- Among the Most Vulnerable: Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Latino Immigrants. Tina Castanares. Providing Health Quality Care to a Tuberculosis Patient on the Move. Female Farmworker's Perceptions of Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy Health. Water Quality Study Shows Need for Testing at State Migrant Camps.
Spring 2013-Where have all the clinicians gone?
Also in this issue: Hombres Unidos Provides Critical Primary Prevention Services. Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Youth. Border Health Innovations in Tuberculosis Management. Comic Books back by Popular Demand. New Pesticide Resources Available. From the Field to the Exam Room: Blue Ridge Community Health Center Partners with MCN to Improve Care for Migrant Patients. In Memorium: Remembering a Tireless Community Advocate.
March-April, 2012--Introduction to the Neglected Tropical Diseases
Also in this issue--Spotlight on Dengue Fever; Hansen's Disease Still an Issue for Migrant Populations; Chagas Disease, "The New HIV/Aids of the Americas"; Field Study of Ticks Produces Lyme Risk Map; Work Related Injuries and Illnesses Carry Hefty Price Tag; New NIOSH-Funded Center Focuses on Safety and Health in Changing Agricultural Landscape; Protecting Children in Agriculture is Focus of 2012 National Action Plan; Database to Aid in Clinical Pesticide Training; New Resources Available; Cholinesterase Testing Protocols for Healthcare Providers; New Comic Book for Injury Prevention.
January-February, 2012-Overview of Integrated Behavioral Health: Promising Practices from CommuniCare in San Antonio, TX
Also in this issue - Mental Health Professionals Weigh in on the Intersection of Migration and Mental Health, Integrated Care at Migrant Community Health Centers, National Farm Medicine Center Director Announced, Spotlight on Promising Behavioral Health Practices, Why Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Is Part of Clinical Care, Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!, MCN Teams up with the Journal of Agromedicine.
September/December, New Developments in State Immigration Legislation
Also in this issue - Immigration, Access, and State Law: Clinics Describe New Barriers, Integration of Lifestyle Medicine into Primary Care, Preventing Partner Violence in Refugee and Immigrant Communities, Reflections from the Field, TBNet in Action, Farmworkers in the Southeast, A Guide to EPA’s Worker Protection Standard For Migrant-Serving Clinicians, Focus on Work-Related Asthma.
July/August, Access to Prenatal Care: The Case of Nebraska
Issue: Volume 17, Issue 3
Also in this issue - Pregnancy on the Move, Considering Midwifery Models of Care for FQHCs, Text4baby Outreach to the Hispanic Community, Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides and IQ in 7-Year-Old Children, Clinical Diagnostic Tools and Biomonitoring of Pesticide Exposures: EPA to hold October 11, 2011 meeting.
May/June, Continuity of Care for TB Patients Around the World
Issue: Volume 17, Issue 2
Also in this issue - CASE STUDY: TBNet in Practice, Creating a Patient Centered Medical Home for Patients on the Move, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Fall-related injuries on the farm: Can they be prevented?, Bilingual Pesticide Labels: A Common Sense Approach to Worker Safety, California’s 2011 Heat Illness Prevention Campaign, Redlands Christian Migrant Association: A Best Practice in Services to Migrant Farmworkers.
January - April, Medicine on the Backstretch: Migrant Racetrack Workers
Issue: Volume 17, Issue 1
Also in this issue - The American Public Health Association Issues statement in support of increased protection for America's farmworkers, Clinicians Helping to Reduce Occupational Pesticide Illnesses through Improved Personal Protective Equipment Practices, Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!, Dispensary of Hope Provides Important Access to Affordable Medications, Story of Raul, Son of Luis, AAP Releases Free Online Culturally Effective Care Toolkit for Practicing Pediatricians.
November - December, Celebrating a Career Devoted to Caring for Migrant Farmworkers
Issue: Volume 16, Issue 6
Also, in this issue- Study Finds that Dental Literacy is Not the Problem, Pesticide Handler Health Risks, Practical Solutions and a Safety Climate- Lessons from Washington State, Childhood Agricultural Injury Rates Continue to Decline.
September - October, Distinguished Speakers at 2010 National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice
Issue: Volume 16, Issue 5
Also in this issue- Potential Health Outcomes of Being Undocumented and Homeless: Stories from the field, Tenth Annual Binational Health Week, Ventanillas de Salud Open a Window to Global Health, The National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures.
July - August, 2010-A Shot of Quality Improvement!
Issue: Volume 16, Issue 4
Also in this issue- Quality Improvement in Action: An immunization case study, survey of residents on northwest orchard community shows high levels of perceived pesticide risk and lack of pesticide training, EPA settles lawsuit challenging rules allowing pesticide tests on people, Contracts and cooperative arrangements for specialty care, and Farmworker Immigration Law- Legislative and regulatory update.
May - June, 2010- To IRB or not to IRB- Can there be any Question?
Issue: Volume 16, Issue 3
Also in this issue- Neurobehavioral Effects of Pesticide Exposure in Children, Results of the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Descriptive Profiles Project, EPA Moves to Terminate All Uses of Insecticide Endosulfan To Protect Health of Farmworkers and Wildlife, and The 2010 National Summit of Clinicians for HealthCare Justice.
March-April, 2010-Healthcare Providers’ Role in Strengthening Regulations and Preventing Pesticide-Related Illness in Farmworker
Issue: Volume, 16, Issue 2
Also in this issue- Meeting the Needs of Patients with Limited English Proficiency: Guidelines for Federally Funded Healthcare Providers, The Vocation of Migrant Health, A Cultural Meaning of Sexual Risk Among Latino Adolescents in North Carolina.
January-February, 2010-The Development of Migrant Specific Performance Measures
Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1
Also in this issue: Building Infrastructure in Guatemala through Community-Academic Partnerships, A Model for Training Clinicians for Community Health Centers, and How to Avoid Musculoskeletal Disorders.