Pocket Guide To Culturally Sensitive Health Care

Pocket Guide To Culturally Sensitive Health Care

Pocket Guide to Culturally Sensitive Health Care

Communicate more effectively and build therapeutic relationships more easily with the culturally diverse population of patients you encounter in practice. This practical pocket guide examines 11 areas of care for patients from 25 different cultures. Each entry is thoroughly researched and includes a clinical scenario that shows you how to apply guidance to real-life patient care. Concise, bulleted entries put the information you need at your fingertips. Succinct, well-organized, reader friendly, and portable. It s the perfect quick clinical reference!
Examples,

Try not to touch the infant's head in parts of Asia. The baby's soul is believed to be in his head.

In South America, the husband is likely to answer all your questions for his wife.

The Hindus may feel it is important to place water from the Ganges River into the dying man's mouth.

You may find this book to be unique in the 26 countries addressed based on the US Census of immigrants. Within each chapter, 15 areas of care are addressed in short sentences.

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