Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness / Edition 6

Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness / Edition 6

by Rachel E. Spector
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130493791

ISBN-13: 9780130493798

Pub. Date: 07/23/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The sixth edition of this best-selling resource continues to teach nursing, health professions, medical and social science readers the importance of cultural competence and cultural awareness in the health care industry. The new edition will include revised organization to create a better flow of content, new content on gererational differences,

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The sixth edition of this best-selling resource continues to teach nursing, health professions, medical and social science readers the importance of cultural competence and cultural awareness in the health care industry. The new edition will include revised organization to create a better flow of content, new content on gererational differences, updated chapter on health care delivery system, updated illustrations and tables and MediaLink icons. For undergraduate and graduate courses in patient care and basic health related profession programs, as well as medical, social work, and other health disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130493798
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/23/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Health Care 2000 - Meeting the Needs of a Multicultural Society3
Ch. 2Health and Illness19
Ch. 3Familial Folk Remedies45
Ch. 4Culture, Health, and Illness63
Ch. 5Health Care Delivery: Issues, Barriers, and Alternatives93
Ch. 6Healing: Natural Traditions117
Ch. 7Healing: Magicoreligious Traditions133
Ch. 8The Influence of Demographics on Health Care169
Ch. 9Health and Illness in African (Black) American Communities191
Ch. 10Health and Illness in the American Indian, Aleut, and Eskimo Communities215
Ch. 11Health and Illness in the Asian/Pacific Islander American Community241
Ch. 12Health and Illness in European (White) American Communities261
Ch. 13Health and Illness in Hispanic American Communities279
Ch. 14The Use of Parteras in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas305
Epilogue331
Bibliography339
Appendix I: Selected Key Terms Related to Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness357
Appendix II: Suggested Course Outline365
Appendix III: Suggested Course Activities369
Appendix IV: Heritage Assessment Tool371
Appendix V: Quick Guide for Cross-Cultural Nursing Care375
Appendix VI: Data Resources377
Appendix VII: NIH Office of Alternative Medicine379
Appendix VIII: Networks: Selected Health-Related Organizations387
African (Black) American387
American Indian, Aleut, and Eskimo388
Asian/Pacific Islander389
Hispanic American391
Multicultural392
Index395

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