Caring for Patients from Different Cultures

ISBN-10: 0812220315
ISBN-13: 9780812220315
Edition: 4th 2008
Authors: Geri-Ann Galanti
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 8/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

What happens when a Cherokee patient summons a medicine man to the hospital, or when an Anglo nurse refuses to take orders from a Japanese doctor? Why do Asian patients rarely ask for pain medication, while Mediterranean patients seem to seek relief for even the slightest discomfort? If the goal of the American medical system is to provide optimal care for all patients, healthcare providers must understand cultural differences that create conflicts and misunderstandings and can result in inferior medical care. Geri-Ann Galanti's updated classic, Caring for Patients from Different Cultures, is even more comprehensive than the first two editions, containing new appendices for quick reference, an expanded and updated bibliography with Internet resources, and a detailed index. Caring for Patients from Different Cultures contains over 200 case studies illustrating crosscultural misunderstanding and culturally competent health care. The chapters cover a diverse range of topics, including birth, end of life, traditional medicine, mental health, pain, religion, and multicultural staff issues. The case studies illustrate important concepts from the fields of cultural diversity and medical anthropology. This volume is an important resource for nurses and physicians in achieving cultural competency.

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Acknowledgments
Basic Concepts
Communication and Time Orientation
Pain
Religion and Spirituality
Activities of Daily Living and the Body
Family
Men and Women
Staff Relations
Birth
End of Life
Mental Health
Traditional Medicine: Practices and Perspectives
Making a Difference
Cultural Profiles
Selected Religions
Dos and Don'ts of Providing Culturally Competent Care
Tips for Working with Interpreters
Summary of Case Studies
Bibliography and Resources
Index

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