Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities / Edition 1
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Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities / Edition 1

by David Satcher, Rubens Pamies, Rubens J. Pamies
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071436804

ISBN-13: 9780071436809

Pub. Date: 09/22/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

An essential guide to clinical issues encountered during management of patients of varied cultural and economic backgrounds

This essential text assists health care students and practitioners in delivering skilled and appropriate care to all patients, no matter their ethnicity, country of origin, cultural history, or access to services. Presenting need-to-know and

Overview

An essential guide to clinical issues encountered during management of patients of varied cultural and economic backgrounds

This essential text assists health care students and practitioners in delivering skilled and appropriate care to all patients, no matter their ethnicity, country of origin, cultural history, or access to services. Presenting need-to-know and often hard to find information on differences in access to heath care, immunization histories, disease prevalence, attitudes about health and provision of care, and much more, this resource provides practical, authoritative, and specific guidance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071436809
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/22/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
500
Sales rank:
1,191,356
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents


1. Immigration Pattern and Demographic Changes and Its Impact on U.S. Health
2.
Cultural Competencies in Clinical Medicine: The Patient Encounter
3. The Impact of Culture on Health Outcomes
4. Compliance with Medical Treatment
5. Immunization and Preventive Health Care
6. Obesity and Nutrition
7. Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension
8. Diabetes
9. Oncology
10. Hemoglobinopathies
11. Pregnancy, Prenatal Healthcare, and the Newborn
12. Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, and Violence
13. The AIDS Epidemic and Other Infectious Diseases in the Underserved and Minority Population
14. Transplantation and Organ Donation
15. Stress and Mental Health
16. Pain Management
17. Bioterrorism
18. Participation of Minorities in Research and Clinical Trial – Lingering Impact of Tuskegee or New Concerns
19. The Role of Different Provider Types in Cultural Medicine
20. The Role of Government and Social Programs on Health Outcome in the Minority /Underserved Community
21. The Future of Health Care The Cost of No Change

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