Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care Second Edition An Introductory Text / Edition 2

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Overview

The second edition of this popular introductory text explores the many sensitive issues of culture, race and ethnicity as they affect patient care, including:
-health and illness beliefs, and their relationship to religious beliefs
-mental health and culture
-women's health in a multicultural society
-caring for older people death and bereavement
All chapters have been updated to present the latest theory and practice and new chapters on men's health and cultural care, and migration and asylum seekers have been added, along with updated case studies and reflective exercises to help the reader link theory to practice.
This book is essential reading for all nursing students, as well as midwifery, allied health and health and social care students. It is also a useful reference for qualified nurses, midwives, health care assistants, assistant healthcare practitioners and allied health professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340972908
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/30/2010
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 1,206,660
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Holland SRN BSc( Hons) RNT MSc, Professorial Fellow, School of Nursing, University of Salford
Christine Hogg BSc(Econ) RGN RMN PgDE MSc PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, University of Salford

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Table of Contents

Culture, race and ethnicity: exploring the concepts
Understanding the theory of health and illness beliefs
Working with health and illness beliefs in practice
Religious beliefs and cultural care
Cultural care: knowledge and skills for implementation in practice
Culture and mental health
Women and health care in a multicultural society
Men and health care in a multicultural society
Child and family centered care: a cultural perspective
Care of older people from black and minority ethnic groups
Caring for the health needs of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers
Death and bereavement: a cross-cultural perspective
Cultural diversity and professional practice

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