Culture, Religion & Childbearing: A Handbook for Health Professionals / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
This book will help everyone involved in providing, planning, purchasing or managing women's health services to meet the needs of all women, taking their cultural, religious and individual needs into account. Its wealth of references make it ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Information and insights into the ways in which culture and religion influence personal needs Offers a framework for identifying and meeting individual needs in line with the principles of the Patient's Charter and Changing Childbirth Gives opportunities to reflect on attitudes and current practice, as well asconcrete, practical and supportive guidance on essential interpersonal skills
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||0.79(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)|
Table of ContentsCulture, 'Race' and Health Care - culture and difference, immigration and change, racial discrimination, challenging inequalities; Communication - in a multi racial society, language barriers, interpreters, written material; Implications for Practice - finding out what people need, religious belief, relationships and roles, daily living, pregnancy and antenatal care, labour and birth, childbearing losses, implications for service providers and educators; Specific Health Issues - female circumcision, HIV and AIDS, substance use, Tay-Sachs disease; Specific Cultures and Religions.