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Transcultural Nursing - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card): Assessment and Intervention / Edition 6
     

Transcultural Nursing - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card): Assessment and Intervention / Edition 6

by Joyce Newman Giger
 

ISBN-10: 0323096131

ISBN-13: 9780323096133

Pub. Date: 03/26/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Giger and Davidhizar's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies is the definitive source for use in the clinical setting! This authoritative resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time,

Overview

Giger and Davidhizar's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies is the definitive source for use in the clinical setting! This authoritative resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations), and help you apply these phenomena to a variety of individuals in different cultures.

  • Unique! Giger & Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model devotes a full chapter to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biologic variations) to help you apply this model to any client of any culture.
  • Expert author Joyce Newman Giger is a pioneer in the field of transcultural nursing.
  • Case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply the assessment framework in practice.
  • UNIQUE! Sample care plans demonstrate how to apply principles to specific client needs.
  • UNIQUE! Discussion of the spiritual component provides a more holistic, integrated approach to culture and assessment.
  • Clarification of biologic variations for select cultural groups raises awareness of potential risks/influences on client health.

  • 2010 census data is incorporated through the book to provide the most current analysis of demographic trends.
  • Completely revised cultural chapters reflect the shifting experiences of different cultural groups in our society.
  • NEW! 6 additional cultural chapters on Nigerians, Uganda Americans, Jordanian Americans, Cuban Americans, Amish Americans, and Irish Americans

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323096133
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/26/2012
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.30(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

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

24. Puerto Rican Americans

Appendix A: Answer Key for NCLEX-RN Review Questions

Additional Chapters on Evolve:

25. Nigerian

26. Uganda Americans

27. Jordanian Americans

28. Cuban Americans

29. Amish Americans

30. Irish Americans

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