Transcultural Nursing: Assessment & Intervention / Edition 4

Transcultural Nursing: Assessment & Intervention / Edition 4

by Joyce Newman Giger, Elaine Davidhizar, Ruth Elaine Davidhizar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323022952

ISBN-13: 9780323022958

Pub. Date: 10/16/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This unique resource addresses specific assessment and intervention strategies needed for clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Part 1 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. In

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This unique resource addresses specific assessment and intervention strategies needed for clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Part 1 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. In Part 2 these six cultural phenomena are systematically applied to the assessment and care of individuals in specific cultures. Since the first edition this book has been praised as a quick reference, user-friendly assessment tool for use with clients in diverse clinical settings.

• 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.
• A holistic overview of genetics helps readers understand genetics and genetic based diseases that are cultural, racially, and ethnic based.

• New chapter on Afghan Americans provides timely and culturally sensitive content on this important Middle Eastern culture.
• Updated throughout with an emphasis on including new genetic and biologic variations.
• New appendix includes a competency test with more than 70 comprehensive multiple-choice questions.
• Features a new chapter on Puerto Ricans.
• Includes a dedicated website that provides a wealth of WebLinks to various cultural topics, as well as additional chapters on cultures not included in the book, such as: Cubans, Nigerians, Ugandans, Old-Order Amish, Irish, and Jordanians.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323022958
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/16/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Framework for Cultural Assessment
1. Introduction to Transcultural Nursing
2. Communication
3. Space
4. Social Organization
5. Time
6. Environmental Control
7. Biological Variations
PART TWO: Application of Assessment and Intervention Techniques to Specific Cultural Groups
8. African Americans
9. Mexican Americans
10. Navajos
11. Appalachians
12. American Eskimos
13. Japanese Americans
NEW! 14. Afghan Americans
15. Russian Americans
16. Chinese Americans
17. Filipino Americans
18. Vietnamese Americans
19. East Indian Hindu Americans
20. Haitian Americans
21. Jewish Americans
22. Korean Americans
23. French Canadians of Quebec Origin
NEW! 24. Puerto Rican Americans
Internet Chapters:
Nigerian Americans
Uganda Americans
Jordanian Americans
Cuban Americans
Amish Americans
Irish Americans
Appendix

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