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Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Incarcerated youth
  • Juvenile offenders
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • juvenile prisoners
  • Correctional health

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access
  • Re-entry

Web Resources

From Federal Bureau of Prisons: https://www.bop.gov/inmates/custody_and_care/juveniles.jsp

From Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: https://www.ojjdp.gov/

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—Correctional Health: https://www.cdc.gov/correctionalhealth/resources.html

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Incarcerated women
  • Women prisoners
  • Women offenders
  • Female offenders
  • Female prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Correctional health

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access
  • Re-entry

Web Resources

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Incarcerated men
  • Men prisoners
  • Male offenders
  • Male prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Correctional health

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access
  • Re-entry

Web Resources

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—Correctional Health: https://www.cdc.gov/correctionalhealth/resources.html

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Disabled
  • Disabled adults
  • Adults disabilities

Or enter a specific disability:

  • Blind
  • Visually impaired
  • Hearing impaired
  • Motor impairment
  • Physically impaired

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web Resources

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Key Findings: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/features/unrecognizedpopulation.html

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Disability and Health: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/index.html

From Medline Plus:  Disabilities: https://medlineplus.gov/disabilities.html

From American Association on Health and Disability: Health Disparities Data Resources: https://www.aahd.us/resource-center/disparities-data/

From U. S. Census:  https://www.census.gov/topics/health/disability.html

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium:  https://disabilitycompendium.org/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Disabled children
  • Children disabilities
  • Disabled child

Or, combine the term child or children with a specific disability

  • Blindness
  • Visual* impair*
  • Hearing impair*
  • Motor disability
  • Physical disability

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Well being
  • Healthcare access
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities

Web Resources

https://www.aahd.us/resource-center/disparities-data/

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/features/unrecognizedpopulation.html

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Search Terms:

  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill persons
  • Mental illness
  • Mental disorders

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web Resources:

From the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/index.htm

From Medline Plus: https://medlineplus.gov/mentaldisorders.html

MentalHealth.Gov: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Migrant workers
  • Transient workers
  • Seasonal farmworker

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Safety
  • Pesticides
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Ebook:

Web Resources

Migration and Health Research Center:  http://mahrc.ucdavis.edu/

Migration Policy Institute:  https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/immigration-data-matters

Migrant Clinicians Network: https://www.migrantclinician.org/issues/migrant-info/migrant.html

From Kaiser Family Foundation:  https://www.kff.org/uninsured/report/resources-on-immigrants-and-health-care-coverage/

For general information on the immigrant population as related to health and healthcare, see Chapter 29 of the ebook linked on the right: Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients.

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Immigrants
  • Undocumented immigrants

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Safety
  • Pesticides
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Ebook:

 

Web Resources

From the Kaiser Foundation:

http://files.kff.org/attachment/Fact-Sheet-Health-Coverage-for-Immigrants

From the Migration Policy Institute:

https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/profile-unauthorized-immigrant-population-united-states

For general information on the homeless population as relates to health topics, see chapter 23 of your community health text and chapter 28 of the book linked on the right-hand side of this webpage: Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients.

 

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Combine the term homeless with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web resources:

Overview from National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty: https://www.nlchp.org/documents/Homeless_Stats_Fact_Sheet

Report from U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (2 parts):

Helpfulf articles:

Donley, A., & Wright, J. (2018). The health of the homeless. Sociology Compass, 12(1). doi:10.1111/soc4.12550

 

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Combine the term veterans with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Work
  • Exposure
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Disparities
  • Quality of life

Web Resources

U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.va.gov/

CDC Veterans' Health Activities: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/veterans/

Report from the Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention: https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/docs/2016suicidedatareport.pdf

Reports--Military Health System: https://health.mil/Reference-Center/Reports

From MedlinePlus: https://medlineplus.gov/veteransandmilitaryhealth.html

 

See Chapter 30 of the book linked on the right-hand side of this webpage: Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • agricultural workers
  • farmers

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Safety
  • Pesticides
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web Resources:

Ebook:

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Search Terms

  • Children medical complexity
  • chronic illness children

Or, enter child* and a specific condition

  • birth defects
  • premature birth
  • spina bifida
  • cancer
  • AIDS
  • cerebral palsy
  • down syndrome
  • cystic fibrosis
  • cancer
  • physical disability
  • chronic disease
  • developmental disorder

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Quality of life
  • Socioeconomic
  • Healthcare
  • Disparities

Websites:

https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/children-with-special-healthcare-needs.html

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested Search Terms

  • Child
  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Children

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Vulnerability
  • Challenges
  • Well being
  • Safety
  • Socioeconomic
  • Healthcare access
  • Health
  • Disparities

Websites

From HealthPeople: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/maternal-infant-and-child-health?topicid=26

Fastats from CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/child-health.htm

From CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/features/childrens-preparedness-unit/index.html

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Search Terms:

  • Teen pregnancy
  • Teen mothers
  • Adolescent pregnancy
  • Pregnancy adolescence

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities

 

Ebook:

 

Encyclopedia entries:

Credo Reference database (enter teen pregnancy)

Gale Virtual Reference Library database (enter teen pregnancy)

 

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