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

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

by AMER GERIATRICS SOC
     
 

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binding type PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763743550
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
05/02/2006
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
181
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Preface     x
Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults     2
Older Arab Americans     20
Accepting the Will of God     30
Assessing Comfort with Intervention     32
Older Cambodian Americans     36
Impact of Cambodian Life History and Health Beliefs in a Western Medical Context     49
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Holes in the Family     52
Older Filipino Americans     56
Parental Love and Isolation     69
A Time to Care: The Whole Is More than the Sum of Its Parts     72
Older Haitian Americans     76
It's a Girl     89
Sometimes I'm Listening but I Can't Hear You     91
Older Korean Americans     96
Delay to Medical Care     106
Conflict Between East and West     108
Older Pakistani Americans     112
End-of-Life Decision Making     124
Too Much Information     127
Older Portuguese Americans     132
Cancer Is a Scary Word     144
Forever a Mother     147
Older Russian-Speaking Americans     152
Remedies from the Homeland     161
Do Not Talk toMe About It!     163
Index     167
Credits     179

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