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Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 3
     

Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 3

by Joyce Newman Giger, Ruth Elaine Davidhizar
 

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ISBN-10: 0323002870

ISBN-13: 9780323002875

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This resource addresses specific assessment and intervention strategies needed for clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. The book provides a systematic model of nursing assessment and intervention which takes into account six cultural phenomena: communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations. The

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This resource addresses specific assessment and intervention strategies needed for clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. The book provides a systematic model of nursing assessment and intervention which takes into account six cultural phenomena: communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations. The model then serves as the organizing framework for the rest of the book.

* Features Giger and Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model, with a full chapter devoted to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment, to help the reader apply this model to any client of any culture.
• Presents critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter to help students apply the assessment framework in practice.
• Includes an expansion of the spiritual component throughout, with an emphasis on various religions.
• Offers clarification of some of the biological variations for select cultural groups.
• Includes most recent census information and statistics for each cultural group presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323002875
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

FRAMEWORK FOR CULTURAL ASSESSMENT · Introduction to Transcultural Nursing · Communication Framework · Space Framework · Social Organization · Time Framework · Environmental Control · Biological Variations · APPLICATION OF ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES TO SPECIFIC CULTURAL GROUPS · African Americans · Mexican Americans · Navajo Indians · Appalachians · American Eskimos · Japanese Americans · Irish Americans · Russian Americans · Chinese Americans · Filipino Americans · Vietnamese Americans · East Indian Hindu Americans · Haitian Americans · Jewish Americans · Korean Americans · French Canadians of Quebec Origin

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