ISBN-10:
0763743550
ISBN-13:
2900763743559
Pub. Date:
05/02/2006
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doorway Thoughts: Cross Cultural Health Care For Older Adults, Volume II / Edition 1

Doorway Thoughts: Cross Cultural Health Care For Older Adults, Volume II / Edition 1

by Jones & Bartlett Learning
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    ISBN-13: 2900763743559
    Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
    Publication date: 05/02/2006
    Edition description: 1E
    Pages: 181
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    Table of Contents


    Acknowledgments     ix
    Preface     x
    Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults     2
    Older Arab Americans     20
    Accepting the Will of God     30
    Assessing Comfort with Intervention     32
    Older Cambodian Americans     36
    Impact of Cambodian Life History and Health Beliefs in a Western Medical Context     49
    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Holes in the Family     52
    Older Filipino Americans     56
    Parental Love and Isolation     69
    A Time to Care: The Whole Is More than the Sum of Its Parts     72
    Older Haitian Americans     76
    It's a Girl     89
    Sometimes I'm Listening but I Can't Hear You     91
    Older Korean Americans     96
    Delay to Medical Care     106
    Conflict Between East and West     108
    Older Pakistani Americans     112
    End-of-Life Decision Making     124
    Too Much Information     127
    Older Portuguese Americans     132
    Cancer Is a Scary Word     144
    Forever a Mother     147
    Older Russian-Speaking Americans     152
    Remedies from the Homeland     161
    Do Not Talk toMe About It!     163
    Index     167
    Credits     179

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