Latino Patient A Cultural Guide for Health Care Providers

ISBN-10: 1877864951
ISBN-13: 9781877864957
Edition: 2002
Authors: Nilda Chong
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Description: This title provides insights into the historical and contemporary influences on the Latino. It discusses Latino health practices and provides an explanation of the most effective ways to communicate with Latinos along with a list of dos and don'ts.

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publication date: 6/2/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

This title provides insights into the historical and contemporary influences on the Latino. It discusses Latino health practices and provides an explanation of the most effective ways to communicate with Latinos along with a list of dos and don'ts.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Defining the Latino Patient
Defining the Latino Patient
Who Are Latinos? Snapshot of a Diverse Population
Latino versus Hispanic
Latino Diversity
Health Status of the U.S. Latino Population
Health Facts
Factors in the Decision to Seek Health Care
Cultural Values of the Latino Patient
Relevant Latino Cultural Values
Latino Communication Styles and Preferences
Illustrative Vignettes
Health Attitudes, Beliefs, and Practices
Historical Influences on Attitudes, Beliefs, and Practices
Other Influences on the Latino Perception of Health
Latino Definitions of the Causes of Illness
Latino Health Care Practices
Communicating Effectively with the Latino Patient
Risk Factors and Acculturation
Conveying Health Messages Successfully
Sharing: A Key Element in Reaching Latinos
Motivating the Latino Patient to Adopt Healthy Habits
Achieving Cultural Competence with the Latino Patient
Cultural Competence
Latino Cultural Competence Self-Assessment Tool
Cultural Competence with Latino Patients
Dos and Don'ts with Latino Patients
A Culturally Competent Care Model for Latinos
GREET: Characterizing Your Latino Patient
The Clinical Encounter
Greet: Five Steps to Characterize Your Latino Patient
Greet in Practice
LISTEN: Gaining Access to Your Patient's Clinical History
The Clinical History
Listen: Six Key Elements
Listen in Practice
Care: Performing a Culturally Sensitive Patient Evaluation
The Culturally Competent Physical Examination
Care and the Physical Examination
Care in Practice: The Physical Examination
The Culturally Competent Mental Health Evaluation
Care and the Mental Health Evaluation
Care in Practice: The Mental Health Evaluation
Treat: Providing Culturally Competent Treatment
Anticipating Patient Reactions to Further Tests
Three Considerations Prior to Suggesting a Therapeutic Plan
Negotiating Consent for Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
Three Health-Associated Latino Fears
Treat: Developing a Culturally Competent Treatment Plan
Treat in Practice
Developing Patient Loyalty and the Effective Farewell
What Is Patient Loyalty?
A Caring Provider: The Patient's Perspective
A Caring Provider: The Provider's Perspective
The Effective Farewell Pyramid
Bibliography

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