Culture, Religion & Childbearing: A Handbook for Health Professionals / Edition 1

Culture, Religion & Childbearing: A Handbook for Health Professionals / Edition 1

by Alix Henley, Judith Schott
     
 

This book will help everyone involved in providing, planning, purchasing or managing women's health services to meet the needs of all women, taking their cultural, religious and individual needs into account. Its wealth of references make it ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students.See more details below

Overview

This book will help everyone involved in providing, planning, purchasing or managing women's health services to meet the needs of all women, taking their cultural, religious and individual needs into account. Its wealth of references make it ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750620505
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/07/1996
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
0.79(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Culture, 'Race' and Health Care - culture and difference, immigration and change, racial discrimination, challenging inequalities; Communication - in a multi racial society, language barriers, interpreters, written material; Implications for Practice - finding out what people need, religious belief, relationships and roles, daily living, pregnancy and antenatal care, labour and birth, childbearing losses, implications for service providers and educators; Specific Health Issues - female circumcision, HIV and AIDS, substance use, Tay-Sachs disease; Specific Cultures and Religions.

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