Milena Abreu

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BACKGROUND Latinos will soon be the largest minority group in the United States, but too little is known about major access barriers to health care for this group and whether these barriers result in adverse consequences. OBJECTIVE To identify important access barriers to health care for Latino children, as cited by parents. DESIGN Cross-sectional(More)
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined culture's effect on pediatric care. OBJECTIVES To analyze 3 cases illustrating the importance of culture in pediatrics. METHODS Case analysis with a cultural competency model. RESULTS No interpreter was available for the parents of a 3-year-old brought to the emergency department because of abdominal pain; she was(More)
This paper reviews the interrelationship among family structure, patterns of single parent decision making and deviant behavior among adolescents. It reviews family income and non custodial parent involvement. Patterns of family decision making and family structure both have a significant effect on adolescent deviance behavior. Data on the child’s behavior,(More)
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