Caring for Patients from Different Cultures
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004 - Ethnology - 273 pages
Includes information on African American culture, anglo American culture, Arab cultures, Asian cultures, Chinese cultures, Filipino culture, Gypsy culture, Hispanic cultures, Hmong culture, Iranian culture, Islam, Japanese culture, Jewish culture, Judaism, Korean culture, Mexican culture, Middle Eastern cultures, Native American cultures, Navaho culture, Nigerian culture, Vietnamese culture, etc.
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Communication and Time Orientation
Religion and Spirituality
Activities of Daily Living and the Body
Men and Women
Traditional Medicine Practices and Perspectives
Providing Culturally Competent Care
Summary of Case Studies
Common terms and phrases
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Page 254 - K. (1994) Cultural issues in the development of cancer control programs for American Indian populations. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 5.
References to this book
Walkin' Over Medicine
Loudell F. Snow
Limited preview - 1998
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Pocket Guide to Cultural Assessment
Elaine Marie Geissler
Snippet view - 1994