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Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 6
     

Transcultural Nursing: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 6

by Joyce Newman Giger
 

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ISBN-10: 032308379X

ISBN-13: 9780323083799

Pub. Date: 03/02/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This volume on transcultural nursing, edited by Giger and Davidhizar, addresses aspects of that agenda by elaborating in great detail on what constitutes culturally appropriate care. In proposing a framework for assessment that focuses on six key cultural phenomena thought to shape care--communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and

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This volume on transcultural nursing, edited by Giger and Davidhizar, addresses aspects of that agenda by elaborating in great detail on what constitutes culturally appropriate care. In proposing a framework for assessment that focuses on six key cultural phenomena thought to shape care--communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations--the authors provide students and practitioners with a template for systematically exploring how caregivers' responses, recipients of care, contexts of care, and goals of care may vary, given the cultural diversity in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323083799
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/02/2012
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
201,734
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(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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