Pocket Guide to Cultural Assessment / Edition 2

Pocket Guide to Cultural Assessment / Edition 2

by Elaine Geissler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815136331

ISBN-13: 9780815136330

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This practical, concise guide presents information on cultural variations that potentially impact patient and family care. The dominant cultures of more than 180 countries are presented alphabetically. Information regarding major language, health care beliefs, ethnic or racial specific diseases, and national childhood immunizations is among the valuable data

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This practical, concise guide presents information on cultural variations that potentially impact patient and family care. The dominant cultures of more than 180 countries are presented alphabetically. Information regarding major language, health care beliefs, ethnic or racial specific diseases, and national childhood immunizations is among the valuable data included.

* Organizes countries alphabetically to provide quick access to important cultural information.
• Provides national childhood immunization schedules and the latest information from the World Health Organization to ensure timely and accurate information.
• Includes culture data categories to assist the reader in developing an individualized patient assessment.
• Features brief descriptions of each country's topography and provides maps to illustrate potential environmental etiologies of an illness.
• Presents references and related readings to facilitate search for in-depth information. o Highlights information on 20 more countries than the last edition. o Updates on country names, information and topographic maps.

A Volume in the Nursing Pocket Guides Series

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815136330
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Nursing Pocket Guides Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
4.26(w) x 7.28(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Afghanistan · Albania · Algeria · Andorra · Angola · Antigua and Barbuda · Argentina · Armenia · Australia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Bahamas · Bahrain · Bangladesh · Barbados · Belarus · Belgium · Belize · Benin · Bhutan · Bolivia · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Botswana · Brazil · Brunei · Bulgaria · Burkina Faso · Burundi · Cambodia · Cameroon · Cape Verde · Central African Republic · Chad · Chile · China · Colombia · Comoros · Congo (Republic of Congo) · Costa Rica · Croatia · Cote D'Ivoire · Cuba · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · Djibouti · Dominica · Dominican Republic · Ecuador · Egypt · El Salvador · Equatorial Guinea · Eritrea · Estonia · Ethiopia · Fiji · Finland · France · Gabon · Gambia · Germany · Ghana · Greece · Grenada · Guatemala · Guinea · Guinea-Bissau · Guyana · Haiti · Honduras · Hungary · Iceland · India · Indonesia · Iran · Iraq · Ireland · Israel · Italy · Ivory Coast (See Cote D'Ivoire) · Jamaica · Japan · Jordan · Kampuchea (see Cambodia) · Kazakhstan · Kenya · Kiribati · Korea, North · Korea, South · Kuwait · Kyrgyzstan · Laos · Latvia · Lebanon · Lesotho · Liberia · Libya · Liechtenstein · Lithuania · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Madagascar · Malawi · Malaysia · Maldives · Mali · Malta · Mauritania · Mauritius · Mexico · Moldova · Monaco · Mongolia · Morocco · Mozambique · Myanmar (Burma) · Namibia · Nauru · Nepal · Netherlands · New Zealand · Nicaragua · Niger · Nigeria · Norway · Oman · Pakistan · Palau · Panama · Papua New Guinea · Paraguay · Peru · Philippines · Poland · Portugal · Qatar · Romania · Russia · Rwanda · St. Kitts - Nevis · St. Lucia · St. Vincent and the Grenadines · San Marino · Sao Tome and Principe · Saudi Arabia · Senegal · Seychelles · Sierra Leone · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · Solomon Islands · Somalia · South Africa · Spain · Sri Lanka · Sudan · Suriname · Swaziland · Sweden · Switzerland · Syria · Tajikistan · Tanzania · Thailand · Togo · Tonga · Trinidad and Tobago · Tunisia · Turkey · Turkmenistan · Tuvalu · Uganda · Ukraine · United Arab Emirates · United Kingdom · Uruguay · Uzbekistan · Vanuatu · Venezuela · Vietnam · Western Samoa · Yemen · Yugoslavia · Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo) · Zambia · Zimbabwe

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