Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness

ISBN-10: 0135035899

ISBN-13: 9780135035894

Edition: 7th 2009

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Book details

List price: $71.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
A Word about Health
Cultural Foundations
Cultural Heritage and History
National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care
Cultural Competence
Linguistic Competence
CulturalCare
Heritage Consistency
Acculturation Themes
Ethnocultural Life Trajectories
Commingling Variables
Cultural Conflict
Cultural Phenomena Affecting Health
Diversity
Census 2000
Immigration
Poverty
Health and Illness
Health
Illness
Health Domains
Health Traditions
Health and Illness
Health Traditions Model
Health Protection
Health/Health Care Choices
Folk Medicine
Health/Health Care Philosophies
Healing Traditions
Healing
Ancient Forms of Healing
Religion and Healing
Healing and Today's Beliefs
Ancient Rituals Related to the Life Cycle
Familial Health Traditions
Familial Health/Health Traditions
Consciousness Raising
Health Care Delivery and Issues
The Health Care Provider's Culture
Health Care Costs
Trends in Development of the Health Care System
Common Problems in Health Care Delivery
Pathways to Health Services
Barriers to Health Care
Medicine as an Institution of Social Control
Health and Illness Panoramas
Health and Illness in the American Indian and Alaska Native Population
Background
Traditional Definitions of Health and Illness
Traditional Methods of Healing
Current Health Care Problems
The Indian Health Service
Health and Illness in the Asian Populations
Background
Traditional Definitions of Health and Illness
Traditional Methods of Health Maintenance and Protection
Traditional Methods of Health Restoration
Current Health Problems
Health and Illness in the Black Population
Background
Traditional Definitions of Health and Illness
Traditional Methods of Health Maintenance and Protection
Traditional Methods of Health Restoration
Current Health Problems
Health and Illness in the Hispanic Populations
Background
Mexicans
Puerto Ricans
Health and Illness in the White Populations
Background
German Americans
Italian Americans
Polish Americans
Health Status of White Population
Epilogue
Selected Key Terms Related to Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness
Calendar: Religious Holidays That Change Dates
Suggested Course Outline
Suggested Course Activity-Urban Hiking
Heritage Assessment Tool
Quick Guide for Cultural Care
Data Resources
Bibliography
Index
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