Doorway Thoughts: Cross-Cultural Health Care For Older Adults, Volume I / Edition 1

Doorway Thoughts: Cross-Cultural Health Care For Older Adults, Volume I / Edition 1

by AMER GERIATRICS SOC, Hosam Kamel, American Geriatrics Society
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0763733385

ISBN-13: 9780763733384

Pub. Date: 04/30/2004

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Doorway Thoughts: Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults addresses the role of ethnicity in health decision-making in America. This book focuses on how clinicians caring for older adults can develop an understanding of different ethnic groups in order to effectively care for their patients. Chapters in this volume, which is the first in a series, address

Overview

Doorway Thoughts: Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults addresses the role of ethnicity in health decision-making in America. This book focuses on how clinicians caring for older adults can develop an understanding of different ethnic groups in order to effectively care for their patients. Chapters in this volume, which is the first in a series, address cross-cultural health care for older adults who are from one or more minority groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763733384
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
113
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction to Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults2
Chapter 2Older American Indians and Alaska Natives16
Case Study 1Getting to Know You23
Case Study 2Talking About Dying Without Talking about Death25
Chapter 3Older Hispanic Americans28
Case Study 1The Interplay of Faith and Healing37
Case Study 2Permiso and Respeto39
Chapter 4Older African Americans42
Case Study 1There's No Place Like Home48
Case Study 2A Royal Pain in the Neck51
Chapter 5Older Vietnamese Americans54
Case Study 1Solving the Headache Puzzle61
Case Study 2One Little Vietnamese Lady in a Big American Nursing Home64
Chapter 6Older Asian Indian Americans68
Case Study 1Medication Adherence and the Ayurvedic Herb76
Case Study 2: Please Do Not Tell Her78
Chapter 7Older Japanese Americans80
Case Study 1Filial Piety87
Case Study 2End of Life--Beginning of a Trip90
Chapter 8Older Chinese Americans94
Case Study 1Listen to Me; I Am the Patient103
Case Study 2The Grateful Patient with Lotus Cakes105
Index109
Credits113

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